FMLA: Florida

FMLA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler Mendelson, PC


  • Florida does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Miami-Dade County has an ordinance regarding family and medical leave that applies to private employers with 50 or more employees. See Local Ordinance.