181.947 LEAVE FOR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF MILITARY PERSONNEL
INJURED OR KILLED IN ACTIVE SERVICE.
Subdivision 1. Definitions.
(a) The definitions in this subdivision apply to this section.
(b) "Active service" has the meaning given in section
, subdivision 5.
(c) "Employee" means a person, independent contractor, or person working for an
independent contractor who performs services for compensation, in whatever form, for an
(d) "Employer" means a person or entity located or doing business in this state and having
one or more employees, and includes the state and all political or other governmental subdivisions
of the state.
(e) "Immediate family member" means a person's parent, child, grandparents, siblings,
Subd. 2. Unpaid leave required.
An employer must grant up to ten working days of a leave
of absence without pay to an employee whose immediate family member, as a member of the
United States armed forces, has been injured or killed while engaged in active service.
Subd. 3. Notice.
An employee must give as much notice to the employee's employer as
practicable of the employee's intent to exercise the leave guaranteed by this section.
Subd. 4. Relationship to other leave.
The length of leave provided under this section
may be reduced by any period of paid leave provided by the employer. Nothing in this section
prevents an employer from providing leave benefits in addition to those provided in this section or
otherwise affects an employee's rights with respect to other employment benefits.
History: 2006 c 273 s 3