Work & Family Policy Database
Leave Resulting from Domestic Violence
State: New York
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S.B. 1609
Sponsor: Savino (D)
Date Introduced: : 01/10/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Referred to Senate Committee on Labor: 01/10/2011
Re-referred to Senate Committee on Labor: 02/04/2012
Summary: Guarantees workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence 90 days of unpaid leave in any 12-month period to address the violence. Leave may be taken intermittently or on a reduced schedule if the worker and employer agree to it.
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