Family member definition

These are the family members that qualify you to take family leave:

  • Spouses and domestic partners
  • Children (biological, adopted, foster, stepchild, legal guardian, de facto or loco parentis)
  • Parents and legal guardians (or spouse’s parents)
  • Siblings
  • Grandchildren
  • Grandparents (or spouse’s grandparents)
  • Son-in-law and daughter-in-law

We may require additional documentation or certification to substantiate the qualification for benefits.