Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

"An employer shall permit an employee to request and take up to 3 working days of leave from work in any 12-month period if the employee or a family or household member of an employee is the victim of domestic violence. This leave may be with or without pay, at the discretion of the employer."

Date: 
December 12, 2008
Number: 
TITLE 43. DOMESTIC RELATIONS (Chs. 741-753) CHAPTER 741. MARRIAGE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Fla. Stat. § 741.313
Bill Sponsor: 
NULL
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, June 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Statute
State: 
FL

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

...an employee shall be entitled to a total of three (3) workweeks of leave during any twelve-month period. The Victims Economic Security and Safety Act does not create a right for an employee to take unpaid leave that exceeds the unpaid leave time allowed under FMLA.

Date: 
February 4, 2008
Number: 
S.B. 2087
Bill Sponsor: 
Leftwich
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
OK

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

An act relating to leave sharing for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Date: 
January 8, 2008
Number: 
H.B. 2946
Bill Sponsor: 
Dickerson
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
WA

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

An act relating to leave sharing for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Date: 
January 18, 2008
Number: 
S.B. 6500
Bill Sponsor: 
Eide
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
WA

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

...relating to unemployment compensation generally and providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence.

Date: 
January 9, 2008
Number: 
H.B. 2809
Bill Sponsor: 
Fleischauer
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
WV

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

An employer shall permit an employee to request an take up to 3 working days of leave from work in any 12-month period if the employee or a family or household member of an employee is the victim of domestic violence.

Date: 
June 12, 2007
Number: 
H.B. 55
Bill Sponsor: 
House Committee on Jobs and Entrepreneurship Council
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
FL

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, an otherwise eligible individual is not disqualified from receiving benefits under section 29(1) if the individual establishes to the satisfaction of the Commission that the reason for the individual's leaving is due to circumstances resulting from the individual being a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking.

Date: 
September 19, 2007
Number: 
H.B. 5245
Bill Sponsor: 
Johnson
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
MI

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

This bill is to be known as the "New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act" or the "NJ SAFE Act," provides 20 days of leave time during any 12-month period for an employee who is the victim of domestic violence or sexual assault or whose family.

Date: 
January 8, 2008
Number: 
A.B. 573
Bill Sponsor: 
Voss
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
NJ

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

Minimum paid sick leave. (a) An employer shall provide at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked to each employee who resides in the state and whose terms and conditions of employment are not subject to bargaining between the employer...

Date: 
February 1, 2008
Number: 
S.B. 258
Bill Sponsor: 
Senate Committee on Labor and Commerce
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital, February 2008
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Bill
State: 
AK

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

The purpose of the domestic and sexual violence survivors' transitional employment program is to provide temporary, partial wage replacement...because of circumstances resulting from domestic violence...

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
TWENTY ONE. LABOR CHAPTER 16A. DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE SURVIVORS' TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM 21 V.S.A. § 1251
Bill Sponsor: 
NULL
Retrieved: 
LexisNexis State Capital
Type: Bill or Statute: 
Statute
State: 
VT
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