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Crime Victim Leave Handbook Statement [25+ Employees]: California

[Insert Company Name] will provide time off to any employee who is a victim, as that term is defined in this policy, so that the employee may obtain or attempt to obtain relief to help ensure the health, safety or welfare of the employee or the employee's child.

Additionally, an employee who is a victim may take time off for any of the following reasons: (1) to seek medical attention for injuries caused by the crime or abuse; (2) to obtain services from a domestic violence shelter, program, rape crisis center or victim services organization or agency as a result of the crime or abuse; (3) to obtain psychological counseling or mental health services related to an experience of crime or abuse; and (4) to participate in safety planning and take other actions to increase safety from future crime or abuse, including temporary or permanent relocation.

For purposes of this policy, "victim" includes a victim of stalking, domestic violence or sexual assault; a victim of a crime that caused physical injury or that caused mental injury and a threat of physical injury; or a person whose immediate family member is deceased as the direct result of a crime.