Bergenfield Education Association

Maternity Leave & FMLA

Here are the most recent updates on Maternity Leave and FMLA from the BEA and NJEA

General info about maternity leave and FMLA:

NJEA Info on Maternity Leave

These are two templates to help you apply for maternity leave or FMLA.  You only need to use ONE of the two not both.  This first sample is done in the style of a formal letter and the second is set up like a more traditional form:

Sample Letter to Request Maternity Leave

Family and Medical Leave Form

This is a chart comparing the federal FMLA laws to those in the New Jersey’s NJ FLA:


Updated on: 11/20/13