June 24, 2019 Best of ABA Sections

Family and Medical Leave for Families Utilizing Surrogacy

ABA Family Law Section

Rachel N. Shute

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides unpaid leave to an employee who suffers from a “serious health condition” that prevents the employee from fulfilling his or her employment duties and functions. Because most births require some level of inpatient care or medical treatment, childbirth qualifies.

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