Work & Family Policy Database
Unpaid Leave of Absence for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence
State: New York
Subject: Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S. 2509
Sponsor: Robach (R)
Introduced and referred to Senate Committee on Labor: 01/18/2013
Summary: Guarantees workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence up to 90 days of unpaid leave in any 12-month period to address the violence. Workers are to be restored to the same or an equivalent position when returning from leave, which may be taken intermittently.
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