FMLA: North Dakota

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


  • North Dakota does not currently require state family and medical leave for employees of private sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • The North Dakota Human Rights Act prohibits an employer (regardless of size) from engaging in any practice that discriminates on the basis of sex, which includes pregnancy, childbirth and disabilities related to pregnancy or childbirth. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.