ELIGIBILITY


For eligibility purposes, all State of Wisconsin employers, including the University of Wisconsin System are considered one employer.

 

WFMLA:

  • You must have worked for the State for more than 52 consecutive weeks.
  • You must have worked for the State for at least 1,000 hours during the 52-week period preceding beginning of the leave. 
  • You may include vacation, sick leave and other paid leave taken to count to the minimum 1,000 hours.

 

FMLA:

  • You must have worked for the State for at least 12 months (need not be consecutive).
  • You must have worked for the State for at least 1,250 hours of service during the 12-month period preceding the
  • beginning of the leave.  Count only actual hours worked.