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What Is Medical Leave

Medical Leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), allows eligible employees certain legal rights for absence up to a total of 12 workweeks (maximum) of unpaid Medical Leave during an applicable 12-month period. This Medical Leave is for an employee's own "serious health condition" as defined by FMLA regulations.

Who Is Eligible

By law, to be eligible for a Medical Leave qualifying under FMLA, you must be employed with the Company for at least 12 months and have worked for at least 1,250 hours during the previous 12-month period.

In addition:

  • The medical absence must exceed 3 consecutive work days.
  • The medical absence occurs frequently or sporadically.
  • The medical condition is determined to be a "serious health condition" under FMLA guidelines
What Forms You Need to Complete

The forms below are needed in order to obtain medical information from your physician. This paperwork is necessary for your leave to be processed and your medical absence deemed a "serious health condition." Please contact your local HRC in order for your leave to be initiated.

Reminder: Please ensure accurate time entry (i.e., payroll coding-“sick absence”) is addressed during any period of associated absence when related to employee’s own health condition.

Where to Go for Assistance

Please contact your local HRC for guidance, general absence management, and to begin the leave process. For additional guidance, you may also contact a Marathon Petroleum Benefit Service Center representative in the Findlay Office at 1-888-421-2199 or 1-419-421-3706.

Where to Find More Details

Please refer to the Medical Leave Policy for additional information concerning Medical Leaves.

No portion of this benefits summary is intended to change the terms of the plans and policies, or the official texts that control them. If there is any inconsistency between this summary and the official texts of the plans and policies, the official texts will prevail.

Updated 01/2020