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FMLA: Ohio

FMLA requirements for other states

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

Author: Alison M. Day, Littler


  • Ohio does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Ohio employers with 50 or more employees must provide military family leave. See Family Military Leave.
  • Employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions must be treated the same for all employment-related purposes, including receipt of benefits under fringe benefit programs, as other persons similar in their ability or inability to work. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.
  • Other types of leave may be available to Ohio employees - some required by federal, state or local law, and some provided by company policy, as well as several sources of income replacement. See Interaction of Leave Laws.