Who is covered by the Family Medical and Leave Act?

What types of businesses/employers does the FMLA apply to?

The Family Medical and Leave Act applies to all:

  • public agencies, including local, State, and Federal employers, and local education agencies (schools); and


  • private-sector employers who employ 50 or more employees for at least 20 workweeks in the current or preceding calendar year – including joint employers and successors of covered employers.



You can also go to the Oklahoma Employer’s Guide to the Family Medical and Leave Act by following this link.