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How to calculate the FMLA rolling year method

Topic: 
FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT OF 1993
Author: 
Society for Human Resource Management.
Publisher/Date: 
Alexandria, Va. : SHRM, 2013
Series: 
SHRM how-to guides
Note: 
9/20/2013
Summary: 
FMLA regulations define four different methods that an employer may use to determine the amount of FMLA leave an employee has used within a 12 month period under the Act. The most commonly used method is the rolling year or look-back method. The employer will look back over the last 12 months and subtract the total time the employee has used from the employee's 12 week leave allotment.