immediate family member

immediate family member

Medical practice A person's spouse, child, child's spouse, stepchild, stepchild's spouse, grandchild, grandchild's spouse, parent, stepparent, parent-in-law, or sibling. See Next-of-kin.
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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 states that employees are entitled to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during a 12-month period for a personal serious illness or to care for an immediate family member with a serious health condition (Boushey & Mitukiewicz, 2014; Graves, 2014).
immediate family member of the deceased to have an account deactivated.
These provisions also allow individuals to be included on more than one inmate's approved visitation list and allow "unmarried inmates to have more than one unmarried person of the opposite gender who is not an immediate family member on his or her approved visitor list.
Overall, the study found that 61 percent of all respondents were related to an immediate family member who was serving or had served in the armed forces.
9 percent said that they or an immediate family member were considering moving out of Massachusetts because of the cost of housing.
The most common legal events that people experienced in the past 12 months: Credit card trouble or debt collection 11% Caring for an aging family member 8% Death of an immediate family member 8% Rental of an apartment 26% Purchase or lease of an automobile 18% Receipt of a ticket for moving violation 15% Sale of an automobile 11% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Others said it would not increase lawsuits because the case would involve rare situations where an immediate family member would be involved in the accident and have to witness the injuries causing the emotional distress.
The employer may recover its share only if the employee does not return to work for a reason other than the serious health condition of the employee or the employee's immediate family member, or another reason beyond the employee's control.
adults said that they or an immediate family member have ignored a doctor's course of treatment or sought a second opinion because they felt the doctor's orders were unnecessary or overly aggressive.
Morris' hero is his mother, Ra'chel Ford, who for nearly his entire life has been the only immediate family member he has known.
while chairman of the college's music department in 2003, purchased $6,900 in equipment from his son and fabricated invoices to make it appear the transactions were with an outside vendor rather than an immediate family member.
p191) That meant that Heimo and his family could continue living in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge until the death of the last immediate family member.

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