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Legislative Memo

Frank Kerbein
Director, Center for Human Resources
T 518.465.7517 x210
www.bcnys.org

BILL:

S.2509 (Robach) / A.7029 (Simotas)

Support

SUBJECT:

Mandatory Three Month Leave of Absence for Victims of Domestice Violence

 

DATE:

May 8, 2013

 

This bill would amend the state's labor law and mandate all employers to provide three months of continuous or intermittent job protected leave to victims of domestic or sexual abuse. The Business Council opposes this bill.

For these reasons, The Business Council opposes this legislation and urges the New York State Legislature to vote against enactment.