USDOL Issues Updated FMLA Guidance on Mental Health Job-Protected Leave

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It is estimated that nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness.  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has made available resources for employers to better understand how to comply with the FMLA when it comes to mental health conditions.  An eligible employee may take FMLA leave for their own serious health condition or to care for a spouse, child or parent because of their serious health condition, which can include a mental health condition.  Learn more here.