2013 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 23 - Labor and Worker's Compensation
RS 23:893 - Volunteer firefighters; leave without loss of pay, benefits, or employment


LA Rev Stat § 23:893 What's This?

§893. Volunteer firefighters; leave without loss of pay, benefits, or employment

No certified volunteer firefighter employed by the state of Louisiana shall be denied leave, work-related benefits, or employment for absenting himself from said employment for the purpose of emergency response pursuant to such certification. An emergency shall be an unexpected occurrence that threatens life or property to which an established volunteer fire department or fire protection district responds while the certified volunteer firefighter is engaged in the normal course of state employment and to which the certified volunteer firefighter employed by the state of Louisiana may timely respond to utilize skills which enhance the preservation of life and property.

Acts 1999, No. 509, §1; Acts 2001, No. 1051, §1.

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