What is covered active duty for FMLA qualifying exigency?

FMLA can be used when a family member is called to or is on active duty. Covered active duty or call to covered active duty status refers to:

  • Regular component of the Armed Forces - duty during the deployment of the service member with the Armed Forces to a foreign country under a call or order to active duty (or notification of an impending call or order to active duty)
  • Member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces - duty during the deployment of the service member with the Armed Forces to a foreign country under a call or order to active duty (or notification of an impending call or order to active duty)

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