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Flu Remedy: Can an Employee Get FMLA Leave for the Flu?
Society for Human Resource Management [SHRM] Link to more items from this source
Jan. 29, 2014
"[W]hen an employee calls out sick with the flu, is the employee entitled to leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Yes, if the FMLA-eligible employee is incapacitated for more than three full consecutive days and either: (1) consults with a doctor two or more times within 30 days, or (2) consults with a doctor once and receives a regimen of continuing treatment (i.e., prescription medication). However, if the flu only lasts a few days and does not require medical treatment, it will not trigger protections under the FMLA."

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