qualifying need related to a public health emergency

(2) Additional definitions In addition to the definitions described in paragraph (1), the following definitions shall apply with respect to leave under section 2612(a)(1)(F) of this title : (A) Qualifying need related to a public health emergency The term “qualifying need related to a public health emergency”, with respect to leave, means the employee is unable to work (or telework) due to a need for leave to care for the son or daughter under 18 years of age of such employee if the school or place of care has been closed, or the child care provider of such son or daughter is unavailable, due to a public health emergency. (B) Public health emergency The term “public health emergency” means an emergency with respect to COVID–19 declared by a Federal, State, or local authority. (C) Child care provider The term “child care provider” means a provider who receives compensation for providing child care services on a regular basis, including an “eligible child care provider” (as defined in section 9858n of title 42 ). (D) School The term “school” means an “elementary school” or “secondary school” as such terms are defined in section 7801 of title 20 .


29 USC § 2620(a)(2)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (subchapter I) of this section.
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