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SB 1838: Employee Protections


Employee Protections; Providing that individuals who voluntarily leave work for specified reasons are not disqualified from reemployment benefits; prohibiting the employment record of an employer from being charged for benefits paid to individuals who voluntarily leave work as a result of specified circumstances related to a homicide or individuals who are a witness, or have an immediate family member who is a witness, to certain crimes; increasing the amount of leave an employer must allow an employee to take if the employee or a family or household member of the employee is the victim of domestic violence or sexual violence; revising the specified reasons for which an employee may take such leave, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 205
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 205
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism