From the Hotline: Wage Replacement While on FMLA

Question: Is there any financial compensation available for employees on Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave through state or federal programs?

Answer: Depending upon where the employee is located, there may be state assistance available for wage replacement.

For example, California and New Jersey provide employees with temporary disability benefits through the state while taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for covered reasons.