Am I eligible for leave for benefits under the FMLA?

To be eligible for FMLA benefits or leave, an employee must meet the following criteria:

   (1) work for a covered employer;

   (2) have worked for that covered employer for at least a total of 12 months;

   (3) have worked for that covered employer at least 1250 hours over the prior 12 months; and,

   (4) work at a location where at least 50 employees are employed by the covered employer within 75 miles.

Lexington, Kentucky FMLA lawyer Robert Abell represents employees and individuals regarding the FMLA; contact him at 859-254-7076.