Skip to Main Content

elaws - employment laws assistance for workers and small businesses

- Family and Medical Leave Act Advisor

Glossary of Terms Used in the FMLA


Commerce and industry or activity affecting commerce mean any activity, business, or industry in commerce or in which a labor dispute would hinder or obstruct commerce or the free flow of commerce, and include “commerce” and any “industry affecting commerce” as defined in sections 501(1) and 501(3) of the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, 29 U.S.C. 142(1) and (3).

Back