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FMLA: Michigan

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


  • Michigan does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • A covered employer must provide eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave under the Paid Medical Leave Act. See Paid Sick Leave.
  • Other types of leave may be available to Michigan 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.