Family Medical Leave


The Washington County Family Medical Leave (FML) Policy provides protected leave for family and medical reasons in accordance with the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) and the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA).

The purpose of these laws are to secure the right of eligible employees to respond to their own serious health needs and those of their qualified family members. Washington County's FML Policy has been designed to consolidate provisions of both State and Federal laws in such a way as to allow employees the maximum advantage.

The intentions of FMLA and OFLA is to balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of families, to promote the stability and economic security of families, and to promote national interests in preserving family integrity.

Further information on medical leave, including the Washington County Family Medical Leave Policy is accessible through the following link below:






For more information on how to start a leave request with UNUM click here