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FMLA: Missouri

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


  • Missouri currently does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Disabilities caused by pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion, childbirth or related medical conditions are for job-related purposes temporary disabilities and must be treated as such under any disability insurance or sick leave plan. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.