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S.274

Introduced by   Senator Giard of Addison District

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Labor; family leave; hourly computation

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to clarify the family leave law so that employers do not penalize employees for taking a short time off.

AN ACT RELATING TO COMPUTATION OF SHORT-TERM FAMILY LEAVE

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  21 V.S.A. § 472a(a) is amended to read:

(a)  In addition to the leave provided in section 472 of this title, an employee shall be entitled to take unpaid leave not to exceed four hours in any 30-day period and not to exceed 24 hours in any 12-month period.  An employer may require that leave be taken in a minimum of two-hour segments and Leave taken pursuant to this subsection may be taken for any of the following purposes:

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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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