Employees of Ensign-affiliated operations may qualify for a leave of absence under the federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). To be eligible, you must have been employed a total of 12 months (excluding any 7 year gap in employment) and have worked at least 1,250 hours in the 12 months preceding your leave start date. If eligible, up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave are available for:

  • The employee’s own serious health condition;
  • To care for a family member with a serious health condition;
  • Due to a military exigency; or
  • For baby bonding with a newborn/placed/adopted child.

Some states have leave of absence regulations with different eligibility requirements. Depending on where you work and how long you have been employed, you may have additional leave options. Details on all currently available leaves are described in the