Work & Family Policy Database
Sick and Safe Time
Subject: Paid Sick Days, Job-Protected Leave, Domestic Violence
Bill: H.B. 2328
Sponsor: Tovar (D)
Date Introduced: 01/17/2012
Referred to Committees on Commerce; Employment and Regulatory Affairs; and Rules: 01/17/2012
Guarantees all workers a minimum of one hour of paid sick and safe leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 72 hours in one calendar year.
The leave may be used to care for a child, spouse or domestic partner, grandchild, parent, sibling or “any other individual related by blood or affinity.”
The leave may also be used to seek medical attention resulting from domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
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