Work & Family Policy Database
Healthy Families and Healthy Workplaces Act
State: North Carolina
Subject: Paid Sick Days, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: H.B. 223
Sponsor: Adams (D)
Date Introduced: 03/03/2011
To House Committee on Commerce and Job Development: 03/03/2011
Allows certain workers to earn one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 32 hours annually for workers in businesses with ten or fewer employees and up to 56 hours for all other workers.
Workers may use the job-protected leave to obtain medical, routine or preventive care, to care for a family member or to deal with the psychological, physical or legal effects of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
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