FMLA applies to all public and private employers with 50 or more employees.These employers must provide an eligible employee with up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave each year for any of the following reasons: Note that some states have family and medical leave laws with broader rights than FMLA.
The US Department of Labor can help you get information about your state.
(See the section “To learn more” for their contact information.) In 2008, the FMLA was expanded to include “military family leave entitlements.” FMLA can be used by military families for these purposes: Spouses that work for the same employer are limited to a combined total of 26 work weeks in a single 12-month period if the leave is to care for a covered service member.
Your assets will not count toward your eligibility.
You can use legally obligated child support payments as a deduction to your income.
Many families and individuals are eligible for SNAP.