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    1. I need help with putting together an introduction to what it is all about
    2. I need help in describing FMLA in detail and also contrasting it to at least one other management approach.

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    The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) entitles employees of not more than 12 workweeks of unpaid and job-protected leave in year or 12-month period. It also requires group health benefits to be maintained during the leave period. The FMLA can be applied for one or more of the following purposes: the care for an employee's immediate family member (parent, spouse, son, or daughter) due to serious condition; the birth of a daughter or son upon which the employee needs to care for such daughter or son; when the employee's son or daughter is placed for adoption/foster care; the inability to work because of a serious health condition which hinders an employee to perform his/her duties and responsibilities.

    The FMLA is useful when an employee has family responsibilities and needs to take time off from work. The employee can ask ...

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    The FMLA described and compared with the ADA. References are included.