Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

Requires a total of 30 days of leave during any 12-month period for domestic violence leave; prohibits certain acts; prescribes penalties.

Date: 
February 10, 2009
Number: 
HB 392
Bill Sponsor: 
Youngblood
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
PA

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

Amends the Public School Code of 1949; relates to duties and Powers of boards of school directors; provides for assault leave of absence.

Date: 
June 10, 2009
Number: 
HB 1669
Bill Sponsor: 
Hanna and Grucela
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
PA

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to unemployment compensation; authorizes unemployment insurance benefits to individual who leaves work or is discharged due to circumstances resulting from being victim of domestic violence.

Date: 
February 11, 2009
Number: 
HB 773
Bill Sponsor: 
Turner M
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
TN

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to unemployment compensation; authorizes unemployment insurance benefits to individual who leaves work or is discharged due to circumstances resulting from being victim of domestic violence.

Date: 
February 11, 2009
Number: 
SB 820
Bill Sponsor: 
Marrero
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
TN

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Amends various provisions of the Department of Workforce Services Law; modifies eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits; defines suitable work to include part-time; relates to leaving work due to an illness in the family or as the result of being a victim of domestic violence

Date: 
February 19, 2009
Number: 
SB 429
Bill Sponsor: 
Steele
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
AR

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Expands unemployment benefits to unemployed workers due to federal stimulus moneys; creates an alternative base period for a person who has not earned sufficient wages to qualify for unemployment insurance benefits to include part-time; modifies eligibility criteria when a worker separates from a job due to domestic violence

Date: 
March 16, 2009
Number: 
SB 247
Bill Sponsor: 
Tochtrap
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
CO

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to domestic violence victims; establishes eligibility for unemployment insurance.

Date: 
January 23, 2009
Number: 
HB 332
Bill Sponsor: 
Lee M
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
HI

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to domestic violence victims; establishes eligibility for unemployment insurance.

Date: 
January 23, 2009
Number: 
SB 782
Bill Sponsor: 
Baker
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
HI

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Relates to labor; creates the Victims Economic Security and Safety Act; states purposes; provides for applicability to certain employers; provides for leave requirements for certain employees; requires certain notice; provides for confidentiality; provides for group health plan coverage for certain employees; specifies unlawful acts; provides certain employment protections.

Date: 
January 16, 2009
Number: 
SB 1038
Bill Sponsor: 
Leftwich
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
OK

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

Amends the Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act; makes changes to certain definitions; relates to domestic abuse and stalking and to employee leave benefits, confidentiality and penalties, the use of existing leave, prohibited acts, the documentation of domestic or sexual violence at the workplace or in work-related settings, and a requirement that employers post certain notices.

Date: 
February 19, 2009
Number: 
SB 1770
Bill Sponsor: 
Steans and Lightford
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2009
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
IL
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