FMLA - Caregiver

Is available for all military service members, including members of the Regular Armed Forces

Allows up to 26 weeks (1,040 hours) of military caregiver and regular FMLA leave to be taken with a fiscal year

Next of kin is defined as the "nearest blood relative" (other than a spouse, parent, son, or daughter), with the governing order of priority being that specified in the rule, unless the faculty or staff member has designated another blood relative as next of kin for the purpose of caregiver leave.