relating to employment; modifying use of personal sick leave benefits; requiring a report;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 181.9413.
181.9413 SICK OR INJURED CHILD CARE LEAVE.
(a) An employee may use personal sick leave benefits provided by the employer for absences due to an illness of or injury to the employee's child for such reasonable periods as the employee's attendance with the child may be necessary, on the same terms the employee is able to use sick leave benefits for the employee's own illness or injury. This section applies only to personal sick leave benefits payable to the employee from the employer's general assets.
For purposes of this section, "personal sick leave benefits" means time accrued and available to an employee to be used as a result of absence from work due to personal illness or injury, but does not include short-term or long-term disability or other salary continuation benefits.
Presented to the governor May 21, 2013
Signed by the governor May 24, 2013, 1:43 p.m.