Work & Family Policy Database
Domestic Violence Leave
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: K.S.A. Secs. 44-1132(a), 44-706(a)(12)(A)
Summary: Workers who are survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault are entitled to at least eight days per year of unpaid leave. Further, regardless of any collective bargaining agreement terms and conditions, a worker may use accrued paid leave for issues arising from domestic violence and sexual assault.
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