The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) now entitles eligible employees to take leave for a covered family member's service in the armed forces (Service member FMLA). This policy supplements our FMLA policy and provides general notice of employee rights to such leave. Except as mentioned below, an employee's rights and obligations to Service member FMLA Leave are governed by our existing FMLA policy.
Service member FMLA provides eligible employees unpaid leave for any one, or for a combination of the following reasons:
A growing number of states provide leave for family members of service members. The entitlements for such leave differ from state to state. Our policy is to comply with such laws in any circumstances where they apply to employees of Luther College.
If you have any questions regarding service member FMLA leave, please contact Marsha Wenthold, Associate Director of Human Resources at 563-387-1415.