2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50: Employment Law
Article 4A: Promoting Financial Independence for Victims of Domestic Abuse Act, 50-4A-1 through 50-4A-8
Section 50-4A-5: Impact of domestic abuse leave on other employee benefits.
50-4A-5. Impact of domestic abuse leave on other employee benefits.
A. For domestic abuse leave, an employee may use accrued sick leave or other available paid time off, compensatory time or unpaid leave time consistent with the employer's policies.
B. To the extent permitted by law, an employer shall not withhold pay, health coverage insurance or another benefit that has accrued to the employee when an employee takes domestic abuse leave. An employer shall not include time taken for domestic abuse leave in calculating eligibility for benefits.
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