New Jersey domestic violence leave law takes effect October 1

September 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Employers in New Jersey with at least 25 employees must provide up to 20 days of unpaid leave to employees affected by domestic violence as of October 1, when the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act takes effect.

Under the law, employers must allow leave to any employee who is a victim of a domestic violence incident or a sexually violent offense or to any employee whose child, parent, spouse, or partner is the victim of such an incident.

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