FMLA Certification of Qualifying Exigency for Military Family Leave
A standard form for requesting certification of a qualifying exigency in connection with an employee's request for qualifying exigency leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This Standard Document has integrated notes with important explanations and drafting tips. This Standard Document is based on federal law. For information on state leave laws, see the State Q&A Tools under Related Content.
This resource is being updated to reflect the US Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, Nos. 14-556, 14-574, 14-562 and 14-571, 2015 WL 2473451 (June 26, 2015), which held that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all states and a state may not refuse to recognize a lawful same-sex marriage performed in another state based on its same-sex character (see Legal Update, Supreme Court's Recognition of Same-sex Marriage Raises Benefits and Employment Law Issues).