Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Domestic Violence: Leave

Description: 

Employers shall permit an employee to request or take up to three working days of leave from work in any twelve-month period, with or without pay, if the employee is the victim of domestic abuse, as that term is defined in section 13-14-101 (2), C.R.S., the victim of stalking, as that crime is defined in section 18-9-111 (4), C.R.S., the victim of sexual assault, as that crime is defined in section 18-3-402, C.R.S., or the victim of any other crime, the underlying factual basis of which has been found by a court on the record to include an act of domestic violence, as that term is defined in section 18-6-800.3 (1), C.R.S. This section shall only apply if such employee is using the leave from work to protect himself or herself by...

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
TITLE 24. GOVERNMENT - STATE PRINCIPAL DEPARTMENTS ARTICLE 34. DEPARTMENT OF REGULATORY AGENCIES PART 4. EMPLOYMENT PRACTICESC.R.S. 24-34-402.7
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CO

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

The department shall not disqualify an individual from receiving benefits under this chapter on the basis of the individual's separation from employment if the individual is a victim of domestic violence and leaves employment due to a documented case of a domestic violence offense as defined in section 13-3601 or 13-3601.02. Benefits paid to an individual pursuant to this subsection shall not be charged against an employer's account pursuant to section 23-727, subsection G.

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
TITLE 23. LABOR CHAPTER 4. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ARTICLE 6. BENEFITS A.R.S. § 23-771
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AZ

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

The department shall not disqualify an individual from receiving benefits under this chapter on the basis of the individual's separation from employment if the individual is a victim of domestic violence and leaves employment due to a documented case of domestic violence."

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
TITLE 23. LABOR CHAPTER 4. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ARTICLE 6. BENEFITS A.R.S. § 23-771
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AZ

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

The department shall not disqualify an individual from receiving benefits under this chapter on the basis of the individual's separation from employment if the individual is a victim of domestic violence and leaves employment due to a documented case of domestic violence."

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
TITLE 23. LABOR CHAPTER 4. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ARTICLE 6. BENEFITS A.R.S. § 23-771
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AZ

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

An individual shall not be subject to disqualification if the individual voluntarily left employment or was discharged due to circumstances directly caused by domestic or family violence."

Date: 
March 4, 2008
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Title 22 Labor And Industrial Safety Article 4 Employment and Training Services Chapter 15. Disqualification and BenefitsBurns Ind. Code Ann. § 22-4-15-1
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IN

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

Every state agency, based on guidelines developed by the Office of Human Services, State Budget and Control Board, shall develop and implement an agency workplace domestic violence policy which must include...a zero tolerance policy statement...

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
TITLE 1. ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS ARTICLE 21. WORKPLACE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE POLICY S.C. Code Ann. § 1-1-1410
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SC

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

No disqualification shall be imposed if the individual establishes to the satisfaction of the commissioner that the reason for the individual's discharge was due to circumstances resulting from domestic violence..."

Date: 
March 4, 2008
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PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT TITLE XXI LABOR AND INDUSTRIES Chapter 151A Employment and Training [Unemployment Insurance] BENEFITSALM GL ch. 151A § 25
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MA

Domestic Violence: Government Research

Description: 

This office shall convene a task force including members of the business community, employees, employee organizations, representatives from the Department of Labor and the empire state development corporation, and directors of domestic violence and sexual violence.

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
NY CLS Exec § 575
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NY

Domestic Violence: Government Research

Description: 

This office shall convene a task force including members of the business community, employees, employee organizations, representatives from the Department of Labor and the empire state development corporation, and directors of domestic violence and sexual violence.

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
NY CLS Exec § 575
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NY

Domestic Violence: Employee Protections

Description: 

An individual is not disqualified for benefits under this subchapter if...the individual leaves the workplace to protect the individual from family violence or stalking."

Date: 
March 4, 2008
Number: 
LABOR CODE TITLE 4. EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT SUBTITLE A. TEXAS UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ACT CHAPTER 207. BENEFITS SUBCHAPTER C. EXCEPTIONS TO AND DISQUALIFICATION FOR BENEFITS
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TX
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