Knowledgebase/FAQ: FMLA - Family Medical Leave
What if my spouse also works for the UT System?
Posted by Admin MH on 03 April 2012 10:01 AM

For purposes of an injury or illness you and your spouse are entitled up to twelve (12) weeks each of unpaid job protected leave.

For purposes of parental bonding with a newborn, adopted or foster child, you and you spouse are entitled to a combined twelve (12) weeks of unpaid job protected leave.

For example:

Wife: Normal Childbirth - 6 weeks FMLA for 'own' medical & 6 weeks FMLA for Bonding

and

Husband: - Bonding - 6 weeks

or

Wife Complicated C-section - 8 weeks FMLA for 'own' medical & 4 weeks FMLA for Bonding

and

Husband: - Bonding - 8 weeks