Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler
- Nebraska does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
- While not required, if an employer provides a leave of absence to employees for the birth of a child, the same leave must be provided to an adoptive parent following the commencement of the parent-child relationship, subject to several limitations. See Adoption Leave.
- Nebraska law requires covered employers to provide family military leave to eligible employees. See Family Military Leave.
- Other types of leave may be available to Nebraska 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.