Family Medical Leave Certification – Second Opinions

Family Medical Leave Certification – Second Opinions

Date: January 31, 2017
Type: AFA Article

With increasing frequency we are learning that Flight Attendants seeking certification under the Family Medical Leave Act are being required to seek a second opinion and are being denied FMLA certification on the basis of the second opinion.

We need to hear from any of our Members who have been denied Family Medical Leave based on a second opinion.   Please send an e-mail to  Please include the following information:

  • Name
  • File Number
  • Domicile
  • Telephone

Copies of any correspondence regarding the denial

We are asking that you send this information as soon as possible.  If you have additional questions, please contact your Local Council.