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Section Newsletter Articles on Family Military Leave Act

“Good to Go” (and return!) Part 2: The sailor and the perfect storm By Mark E. Sullivan Family Law, April 2016 Some military custodians, it seems, do little planning for the eventual day when “military absence” removes them from caring for the minor child or children.
Pro Bono Spotlight—Serving our military: An interview with Susan E. Mitchell By James Creech Federal Taxation, January 2014 Learn how local civilian attorneys can help our nation's troops.
Amendment to FMLA of 1993 covers care for injured or ill service members and for “qualifying exigency” By J.A. Sebastian General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2008 On January 28, 2008, President Bush signed an amendment to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2008 (NDAA) (Pub. L. 110-181).
Illinois can’t leave leave laws well enough alone: A review of the Illinois Family Military Leave Act By Jeffrey D. Lester Corporate Law Departments, October 2005 This article briefly reviews the Act and its imposition of new duties on Illinois corporations and their employees.
Recent legislation: Public Act 94-589—Family Military Leave Act By John H. Brechin Local Government Law, October 2005 You should be aware of the above-referenced Act effective August 15, 2005.