Maternity & Paternity Leave: What You Need to Know About Family and Medical Leave (FML)

Class Type(s): Benefits,

Class Number: HR-LOD26


This course will provide an overview of the Family and Medical Leave (FML) policy, specifically maternity and paternity leave for the birth and care of a newborn and for the care of an adopted or foster child. Participants will gain an understanding of the FML process, including when and how to apply for leave. The course will address the most frequently asked questions by NC State employees regarding maternity and paternity leave for example, “How do I get paid while on leave?”, “Can I take sick leave?”, and “Am I eligible for Voluntary Shared Leave?” Audience: Expectant or intending parents and Departmental HR Representatives and Campus Leave Administrators who deal with FMLA leaves of absences. Emphasis is on policy procedures set forth by the University.


  • Ensure that prospective and intending parents are aware of their entitlements with respect to parental leave.
  • Provide an overview of the FML policy and procedure for taking maternity and paternity leave.
  • Present additional maternity/paternity leave resources available through the University (e.g., health insurance, childcare, Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending).

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Scheduled Classes:
November 5, 2020

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