MGL c.149, § 52D(b) Small Necessities Leave Act. Law allows employees who qualify under the federal family and medical leave act to take off up to 24 hours in a 12 month period for:
- your child's school activities, such as parent-teacher conferences
- your child's medical appointments
- your elderly relative's medical appointments or appointments for other professional services related to the elder's care, such as interviewing at nursing or group homes.
940 CMR 20 Employee leave for certain family obligations
Attorney General's advisory on small necessities leave, Attorney General's Fair Labor and Business Practices Division
Provides the former AG's interpretation of the Small Necessities law, including eligibility, notice and more
Your right to take off from work for personal or family needs, Mass Legal Help
Answers many frequently asked questions about the Small Necessities Leave Act, such as:
- How do I know this law applies to me?
- Who is considered a “family member?”
- What kind of notice do I need to provide to my employer?
- Is the leave paid or unpaid?
Massachusetts employment law, MCLE, loose-leaf. Chapter 18.
|Date published:||August 7, 2020|
|Last updated:||September 24, 2020|