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

Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania 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:
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Leave for organ or bone marrow donation. On April 27, 2021, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 203, or the Living Donor Protection Act (LDPA), into law. Effective June 28, 2021, the law provides for living donor protection and imposes duties on the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Insurance Department.
Pennsylvania employees will be eligible for the LDPA if they are covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This means employees 1) must work for an employer covered under the FMLA, 2) must work for 1,250 hours during the 12 months before the start of leave, 3) must work at a location where 50 or more employees work within 75 miles of the worksite, and 4) must have worked for the employer for 12 months. LDPA leave will run concurrently with FMLA leave.
Leave under the LDPA requires leave for the preparation and recovery necessary for surgery related to organ or tissue donation by or for the eligible employee or the eligible ...

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