A recent article that discusses the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and its exclusion of siblings was published in The Atlantic magazine. Read the article here! Barb Sapharas, Ohio SIBS and SLN board member, was interviewed for this article. Thanks to Lisa Johnson, a sibling, for writing this article and educating people about this important issue.
Find information on the FMLA and more policies that relate to siblings in the 2014 Sibling Policy Brief. The SLN has been advocating for siblings to be explicitly included in FMLA because siblings are an important part of the family.