The Department of Labor (DOL) recently clarified when siblings may be eligible to take job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The DOL now includes siblings among those eligible for FMLA job-protected leave under certain circumstances. The Arc joined other members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities last year in advocating for the eligibility clarification. See the two updated Fact Sheets and a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) document below:
The Sibling Leadership Network has also released a Fact Sheet on this topic, which can be found here.