FMLA: Kentucky

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


  • Kentucky currently does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Kentucky law requires that pregnancy and related medical conditions be treated the same as other disabilities. See Pregnant Employees.
  • Kentucky law authorizes leave for the adoption of a child under the age of seven. See Adoption Leave.