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FMLA - Family Medical Leave

  • What can I use the FMLA for?

    Your absence will be designated as FMLA for the following: Birth of a child and care or bonding after such birth; placement in your home of a child for adoption or foster care; serious health conditio...

  • Who is eligible for FMLA?

    Employees are eligible if they have worked a period of 12 months and 1250 hours with their employer during the year preceding the start of the leave. Employees are entitled up to twelve (12) weeks of ...

  • What is the Family and Medical Leave Act?

    Employees are eligible if they have worked a period of 12 months and 1250 hours with their employer during the year preceding the start of the leave. Employees are entitled up to twelve (12) weeks of ...

  • FMLA Parking Considerations

    Parking Permit Information:  If you use payroll deduction to pay for your parking permit, the monthly deduction from your paycheck will continue during your leave, unless you return your permit to the...

  • What if I have other questions?

    Please contact Human Resources Leave Administration: Office: (210) 458-4031 Fax:(210) 458-4644 Email: LeaveAdmin@utsa.edu...

  • What if I am a participant of "UT Flex Dependent Care Reimbursement Account?

    If you are a participant in the “UT Flex Dependent Care Reimbursement Account”, the following are not eligible expenses, according to IRS Publication 503: Payments for care while you are off work beca...

  • Do I have to take the full twelve weeks all at once?

    The FMLA provides an employee the ability to take leave in increments of days / weeks / months. You will be required to furnish a statement from your physician or that of your relative for any intermi...

  • Are there other circumstances in which my employer can deny me FMLA leave or reinstatement to my job?

    In addition to denying reinstatement in certain circumstances to "key" employees, employers are not required to continue FMLA benefits or reinstate employees who would have been laid off or otherwise ...

  • What if I am out longer than twelve weeks?

    If you are out longer than twelve weeks, and the department determines that due to the business needs of the department they can no longer hold your position open, they may fill the position. You will...

  • What happens to my job?

    Your job will be protected for up to twelve (12) weeks during a twelve-month period. When an employee is ready to return to work after taking FMLA or Parental Leave (under the Parental Leave Act), the...