Family and Medical Leave Act Leave: A designated family partner, shall be considered to be a spouse for benefit purposes of eligibility under the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act and/ or the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act provided said individual is otherwise eligible under the Act(s).
Employee Handbook 2021-2022
15.11 Designated Family Partners
Unmarried employees are offered an opportunity to designate a single family partner for purposes of accessing applicable family illness and bereavement benefits only.
For the criteria and procedure to make such a designation see: