Work & Family Policy Database
Domestic Violence Leave
State: North Carolina
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: N.C.G.S.A. Secs. 50B-5.5, 95-270
Summary: Workers may take “reasonable time off” without discharge, demotion or discipline to obtain relief from domestic abuse.
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