Work & Family Policy Database
Small Necessities Leave
Subject: Small Necessities Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Vt. State. Ann. Tit. 21. Sec. 471(1).
Summary: Workers employed by businesses with 15 or more employees are entitled to 24 hours annually to participate in their child’s school activities, to accompany a family member to medical or dental appointments or to respond to a family member’s medical emergency.
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