U.S. Department of Labor Clarifies When Employees Standing "In Loco Parentis" May Take FMLA Leave to Care for a Child


On June 22, 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance setting forth its interpretation of when an employee, who does not have a biological or legal relationship with a child, may take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for the birth, adoption, bonding or care of that child.

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