Work & Family Policy Database
Domestic Violence Leave
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Ann. Cal. Labor Code Secs. 230(c), 230.1(a)-(b)
Summary: Workers in businesses with 25 or more employees who are a survivor of domestic abuse or sexual assault may take an unspecified amount of time off work to address legal, medical, safety or relocation issues.
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