PA 07-3—HB 5706

Labor and Public Employees Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING LEAVE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES PROVIDING DISASTER RELIEF SERVICES

SUMMARY: This act gives a state employee who is a certified American Red Cross disaster service volunteer up to 15 working days each year, rather than 14 calendar days, to participate in Red Cross specialized disaster relief services without loss of pay or accrued leave time (vacation, sick, or earned overtime). By law, the leave must be (1) approved by the employee's supervisor and (2) requested by the Red Cross.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2007

OLR Tracking: JM: SS: PF: RO