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All leave requests for family and medical purposes, whether written or oral, formal or informal, must be evaluated by the _______ to determine whether the leave being sought potentially qualifies as FMLA leave.



Once the city is aware that the leave is being taken for potential FMLA-qualifying reason, the city will notify the employee within _____ business days whether the employee meets the eligibility requirements for the FMLA.



If an employee asks for five days of leave for surgery and recovery, the employee may be _______ for FMLA leave. This is because the reason for the leave and the number of leave days requested qualify for Family Medical Leave.

Provisionally approved


Taking FMLA leave cannot and will not be used as a _________ in employment actions, such as performance evaluations, hiring, promotions, transfers, or as the basis for a disciplinary action.

Negative factor


The city uses a ________ to administer the FMLA leave of city employees.

Third-party vendor


_______- A biological, adopted, or foster, a stepchild, a legal ward, or a ______ of a person standing in place of a parent. The ______ must be under the age of 18 unless they are incapable of self care because of the mental or physical disability at the time the FMLA leave is to commence.



_________- and employee’s mother, father, spouse, or child. This definition does not include an employee’s brother, sister, or in-laws.

Immediate family member


________- The inability to work, attend school, or perform other regular daily activities due to a serious health condition, treatment, or recovery.



__________- A course of prescription medication or therapy requiring special equipment to solve or alleviate a health condition. This includes taking over the counter medications such as aspirin, antihistamines, or salves; or bed-rest, drinking fluids, exercise, and other similar activities that can be initiated without a visit to a healthcare provider.

Regimen of continuing treatment


_________- an illness, impairment, injury, or physical or mental condition that involves inpatient care or the continuing treatment by healthcare provider.

Serious health condition


A serious health condition must fall under one of the five categories listed below:

Incapacity plus treatment

Pregnancy or prenatal care

Chronic condition requiring treatment

Permanent/long-term condition

Multiple treatments


To be eligible for leave under FMLA, an employee must be employed by the city for at least ______ and have worked at least _____ during this period immediately preceding the commencement of leave.

12 months

1250 hours


The city employee returning from _______ will be given credit toward the 12 month service requirement for the number of days spent on such duty that would otherwise have been worked but for the period of absence.

Military duty


And eligible employee is entitled to a total of ______ if leave per _______ period.

12 weeks

12 months


And eligible employee is entitled to a leap year for one or more of the following reasons: (4)

For the birth of a child and to care for the newborn

For the placement with the employee of a child for adoption or foster care

To care for the employees immediate family member with a serious health condition

Because of a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the employees job


________- This 12-month period is measured backwards from the date an employee uses any FMLA leave.

Rolling backward


Under the “———“ 12 month period, each time an employee takes FMLA leave, the remaining leave entitlement would be the balance of the 12 weeks that has not been used during the immediate proceeding 12 months.



________- Eligible employees with a spouse, child, or parent on covered active duty or called to covered active duty status in the National Guard or reserves or regular arm forces in a foreign country, use their 12 week leave entitlement to address certain qualify exigencies.

Military family leave


The FMLA also includes a special leave entitlement that permits eligible employees to take _______ of leave to care for a covered service member or covered veteran during a single 12 month period.

26 weeks


A _________ is an individual who is undergoing medical treatment, recuperation, or therapy for serious injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated by the member in the line of duty on active duty in the Armed Forces prior to becoming a veteran.

Covered veteran


If a _______ or _____ employee meet the eligibility requirements, the employee is entitled to leave under the FMLA. The numbers of hours protected under the FMLA is calculated based on the average number of hours worked by the employee during the 12 months immediately prior to beginning of the leave period.

Part time

Job share


Upon depletion of the sickleave balance, FMLA – sick will be auto defaulted to FMLA- ______. And vice versa.



If the employee is unable to notify his/her supervisor within ____ business days of which leave bank to use, the supervisor will assign the FMLA absence as FMLA- ____ in eChris. Within _____ days after returning from the absence, the employer may request to leave bank be changed to FMLA- ______.



14 calendar



Employees may request to use ______ while on FMLA leave after all other applicable paid leave banks have been exhausted.

Accrued compensatory time


If all applicable paid leave balances have been exhausted before the end of the FMLA leave period, the employee will automatically be placed on _______.

Unpaid leave


Entitlement to leave for a birth or placement of a child for adoption or foster care expires ____ after the birth or placement, and the leave must be concluded within that time.

1 year


When the need for FMLA leave is foreseeable, such as a planned medical treatment, the request for leave must be submitted to the FMLA vendor at least _____ before the date the leave is scheduled to begin.

30 days


Supervisors may not allow employees to return to work without confirming receipt of ________ reflecting the healthcare provider’s clearance to return the employee back to work.



Employees now have the ability to select whether to use FMLA leave for the available ______ or ______ banks, regardless of whether the care is for the employee or caring for qualifying family member.




Provide a _______ certification completed by your healthcare provider to the city’s FMLA vendor prior to your return to work from a series absence for more than ______ for your own serious health condition.

12 work days