Military Leave

Contact Kenny Ly, Medical Leaves Coordinator at HRLeaves@uoregon.edu or 541-346-2950 if you you have questions or would like to request Military Leave under FMLA and/or OMFLA.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Exigency Leave

Exigency leave allows eligible employees to take up to 12 work weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave in a 12-month period for a “qualifying exigency” arising out of the foreign deployment of the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent. FMLA leave for this purpose is called qualifying exigency leave.

For more information review the Department of Labor's Fact Sheet #28M(c).

Military Caregiver Leave

Military caregiver leave allows an eligible employee who is the spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin of a covered servicemember with a serious injury or illness to take up to a total of 26 workweeks of unpaid leave during a “single 12-month period” to provide care for the servicemember.

For more information review the Department of Labor's Fact Sheet #28M(a).

The DOL's offers a comprehensive review of Military Leave for employees:

cover of the department of labor's employye guide for military leave

Oregon Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA)

The Oregon Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) allows an employee to take up to 14 days of leave per deployment to spend time with a spouse or same-gender domestic partner who is in the military and has been notified of an impending call or order to active duty or who has been deployed during a period of military conflict. Additional information more information visit the State of Oregon: Bureau of Labor and Industries website.