Arizona Leave of Absence (FMLA) laws & HR compliance analysis

Arizona Leave of Absence (FMLA): What you need to know

In addition to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), some states have their own comprehensive family leave laws that may also require employers to grant employees time off for the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a family member with a serious illness.
However, Arizona does not have such a law.
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For in-depth guidance on leave and other employment matters related to maternity and pregnancy:
State employees. State employees may use sick leave for their own disability caused by pregnancy, childbirth, miscarriage, or abortion (AZ Admin. Code Sec. R2-5A-B603).
For in-depth guidance on state and local sick leave requirements:
Leave for bone marrow and organ donation—state employees. A state employee is entitled to a leave of absence for 5 workdays (40 hours) to serve as a bone marrow donor for a bone marrow transplant if the employee provides the employer with written verification that the employee is to serve as a bone marrow donor.
An employee is entitled to a leave of absence for 30 workdays (240 hours) to serve as an organ donor for a human organ transplant if the employee provides the employee’s employer with written verification that the employee is to serve as an organ donor (AZ Rev. Stat Sec. 41-706A, AZ Admin. Code Sec. R2-5A-B609).
Bereavement leave—state employees. State employees may take off up to 24 regularly scheduled work hours due to the death or funeral of a spouse, natural child, adopted child, foster child, stepchild, natural parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, an individual who stood in loco parentis, grandparent, ...

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