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1.31.2008

Families of Military Service Members Receive Expanded FMLA Rights Under the National Defense Authorization Act

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On January 28, 2008, President Bush signed into law the first expansion of the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), which modifies FMLA leave available to families of military service members. Section 585 of the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), H.R. 4985, amends the FMLA by adding two qualifying events for families of military service members. View full article (PDF).