medical emergency

(4) the term “medical emergency” means a medical condition of an employee or a family member of such employee that is likely to require the prolonged absence of such employee from duty and to result in a substantial loss of income to such employee because of the unavailability of paid leave (disregarding any advanced leave).


5 USC § 6331(4)

Scoping language

For the purpose of this subchapter
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