Work & Family Policy Database
Domestic Violence Leave
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Mn. Stat. Ann. Sec. 518B.01
Summary: Workers may take “reasonable time off” without retaliation, discharge or discrimination to obtain relief from domestic abuse committed against themselves or a family or household member by another family or household member.
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