Some California employees who are victims of domestic violence have limited job protection when they need time off for treatment, court dates or other related events.
Remind supervisors to never hold that leave against employees. Otherwise, you could be liable for damages.
Recent case: Sara worked for Moneytree as a teller. The company sells stamps and bus passes and cashes checks for customers at various locations within larger retail establishments such as grocery stores. Sara’s job was to serve customers and keep track of cash, stamps and transit passes kept in the vault.
Sara had a tumultuous, occasionally violent relationship with her boyfriend and sometimes took time off after a fight became physical. For example, she once called off after the boyfriend gave her a black eye.
Each time Sara suffered a beating, her supervisor would inquire as to the reason for the absence and always approved domestic violence leave when...(register to read more)