Work & Family Policy Database
Domestic Violence Leave
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Conn. Gen. Stat. Ann. Secs. 54-85b(a), 46b-38a
Summary: An employer shall not penalize, threaten or deprive workers because they are the survivor of family violence or because they attend/participate in court proceedings related to a civil case related to family violence against them.
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