FMLA allows eligible employees to take up to 12 workweeks of unpaid, job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") in a rolling 12-month period for specified family and medical reasons. In addition, eligible employees may qualify for up to 26 workweeks of unpaid job-protected leave under the FMLA in certain situations related to a covered family member’s service in the Armed Forces.  Employees cannot waive their rights under FMLA.

ORA Resources Other Resources

● Overview

● FAQ's

● Tracking Form

 Policy 4.73 Family & Medical (FMLA)


Workplace flexibility is one component of work-life effectiveness. Organizations use it as a tool for improving recruitment and retention, managing workload and responding to employee work-life needs, where appropriate.

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● ORA Flexible Work Arrangements

● Sample Flexible Work Arrangement Form

ORA Telecommunication Tools Chart

 Emory Workplace Flexibility Website

 Flexible Work Arrangement Principles

 IT Security Information

 Policy 4.63 Progressive Discipline

In accordance with Emory's employment policies, the basic criteria for employee selection, transfer, or promotion shall be appropriate qualifications in terms of education, experience, training and performance, consistent with Emory's needs.

Temporary employees may also be hired for a specified period of time through two methods: being placed directly on the payroll through the hiring department for long term assignments or through Emory Temporary Services (ETS) for short term assignments.

ORA Resources Other Resources

ORA Hiring Process Map

Requisition Form

● Policy 4.99 Employment (Recruitment)

● Policy 4.7 Transfers and Promotions 

● Policy 4.1 Employment (Temporary)