Vermont Crime Victims Leave Poster
The Crime Victims Leave Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including all employers.
This poster, to be posted in a conspicuous place for all employees to read, details employee rights in the case of being a victim of crime.
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Employment Protections for Victims of Crime Notice of Employee Rights WHAT IS THE LAW? Under Vermont law, crime victims are protected from harassment or other discrimination by employers based on their status as a crime victim. Employers are also required to provide crime victims with job -protected, unpaid leave to attend certain legal proceedings relating to the crime. WHO IS A CRIME VICTIM? Under the law, a “crime victim” is a person who has: • Obtained a relief from abuse order against a family or household member; • Obtained a court order against stalking or sexual assault ; • Obtained a court order against abuse of a vulnerable adult ;or • Sustained physical, emotional or financial injury as the direct result of a crime, and is identified as a crime victim in an affidavit filed by law enforcement. EFFECTIVE AS OF: July 1, 2018 EMPLOYEE RIGHTS Employees who are crime victims have the right to take unpaid leave to attend: • Criminal proceedings where the employee has a legal right or obligation to appear at the proceeding; • Relief from abuse hearings and neglect or exploitation hearings under when the employee is a plaintiff; or • Hearings concerning an order against stalking or sexual assault. While on crime victim leave, employees may use any accrued sick leave, vacation leave, or any other paid leave. Employees must continue to receive employment benefits while on leave, and have the right to return to their same job or a comparable position upon return. FOR MORE INFORMATION: VERMONT ATTORNEY GENERAL CIVIL RIGHTS UNIT 109 State St., Montpelier, VT 05062 888 -745 -9195 OR 802 -828 -3657 [email protected] HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION 14 -16 Baldwin St., Montpelier, VT 05062 800 -416 -2010 OR 802 -828 -2480 www.hrc.Vermont.gov
Other Vermont Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional sixteen optional and mandatory Vermont labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://labor.vermont.gov/sites/labor/files/doc_library/Crime-Victims-Poster.pdf , updated August 2019
- Vermont Labor Law Posters at http://labor.vermont.gov/publications/
- Vermont Department Of Labor
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