NY Jumps On Domestic Violence Protection Bandwagon

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 12:40 PM EDT) -- In recent years, there have been significant legal developments at the federal, state and local levels to increase protections for victims of domestic or sexual violence.

In line with this movement, on April 15, 2013, the New York State Senate's labor committee approved a Republican-sponsored bill that would provide 90 days of job protection to employees who are victims of domestic abuse. The bill was passed over concern that the proposed 90-day leave period is longer than other periods of leave permitted under New York law,...
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