NY Bill Seeks Job Protection For Domestic Violence Victims

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 3:58 PM EST) -- Victims of domestic violence in New York would see their jobs protected, and could take 90 days of unpaid leave to get their affairs in order, if legislation introduced Friday by a Republican senator from Rochester were signed into law.

Sen. Joe Robach's bill, one of many domestic violence-related measures in the state legislature, has been introduced before without being passed but could see momentum in 2013 as Gov. Andrew Cuomo pursues a broad women's equality platform.

Victims of domestic or sexual violence often suffer long...
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