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Employment Matters

Your ability to work may be affected by the crime that occurred. This section provides information and resources that may help protect your job.

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Experiencing a crime can have an impact on employment. You may need to take time off work to take care of yourself, to physically heal, or to take part in the criminal or civil justice process.

Certain state and federal laws provide protections for crime victims related to their employment.

The Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for certain family and medical concerns while keeping their job and position at work.

Crime Victim Rights

The Arizona Crime Victim Leave law allows Arizona crime victims to take unpaid time off work to attend certain court proceedings or to obtain a protective order.

Sick Leave

Arizona law gives all employees paid sick leave that may be used for many reasons.

Protecting Your Job

Along with allowing employees to take time off, the law also ensures that employees can come back to their job.

Disability and Discrimination

Crime victims who are experiencing a disability because of the crime that occurred may be able to ask their employer for certain changes to occur that will make it easier for them to work.

Employment Resources and Help