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Laws About Caring for Family

Get information about state and federal laws covering leave for pregnancy and caring for sick family members, and caring for a registered domestic partner.

Sick Family Members

When can a worker take leave to care for a sick family member?

Pregnancy & Parental Leave

What leave benefits are available for pregnancy, or when a worker has a new child?

Military Spouse Leave of Absence

Get information about new state and federal laws allowing a leave of absence for an employee whose spouse or other family member has been called to active duty.

Domestic Violence Leave

Get information about a new state law allowing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking and their family members to take leave from work for legal or law enforcement needs, safety and relocation, mental health counseling, or to get medical care or other assistance.

Leave for Certain Emergency Services Personnel

Get information about a state law allowing volunteer firefighters, reserve peace officers, or Civil Air Patrol members to miss work or to be late to report to work as a result of a fire alarm, emergency call, or an emergency service operation.


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