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Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler Mendelson, PC
- Montana does not have any general law requiring private-sector employers to provide family or medical leave beyond that required by the FMLA. However, Montana does have a law relating to maternity leave that reiterates and augments an employer's responsibility under federal law regarding maternity leave. See Family and Medical Leave, Generally.
- All female employees are entitled to a reasonable leave in conjunction with a pregnancy or the birth of a child. An employee may also be entitled to additional leave for a pregnancy-related disability. See Montana Maternity Leave.