Time Off for Medical Treatment: Employers With 25 or More Employees

Employees who are victims of crime or abuse and who work for an employer with 25 or more employees are protected from termination, discrimination or retaliation for taking time off from work for the following reasons:

  • To seek medical attention for injuries caused by crime or abuse.
  • To obtain services from a domestic violence shelter, program, rape crisis center, or victim services organization or agency as a result of crime or abuse.
  • To obtain psychological counseling or mental health services related to an experience of crime or abuse.
  • To participate in safety planning and take other actions to increase safety from future domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, including temporary or permanent relocation.1
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