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HR Quick Takes: FMLA Hours - January 22, 2020

Q: Is FMLA 480 hours under every circumstance?

 

A: No, the FMLA uses something called the fluctuating work week. If an employee is normally scheduled 40 hours then it’s 480. If they are scheduled 35 on a regular basis, then the FMLA allotment is 420 hours.  If the week is a 50-hour week, it is 600 hours.




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