Leave Laws

These pages provide an overview for the local leave laws in various locations around the US, and around the world.

See each page for reference on what employees are entitled to in terms of paid time off, vacation, holiday pay, sick leave, parental leave and more.

Note that these pages are for reference purposes only, not legal advice. Some information may be out of date or incomplete.

United States Leave Laws

See the following pages for each US state’s leave laws.

AlabamaAlaskaArizona
ArkansasCaliforniaColorado
ConnecticutDelawareFlorida
District of ColumbiaGeorgiaHawaii
IdahoIllinoisIndiana
IowaKansasKentucky
LouisianaMaineMaryland
MassachusettsMichiganMinnesota
MississippiMissouriMontana
NebraskaNevadaNew Hampshire
New JerseyNew MexicoNew York
North CarolinaNorth DakotaOhio
OklahomaOregonPennsylvania
Rhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth Dakota
TennesseeTexasUtah
VermontVirginiaWashington
West VirginiaWisconsinWyoming

Worldwide Leave Laws

See the following pages for reference on the leave laws and standard requirements around the world.

Asia Leave Laws

Europe Leave Laws

North America Leave Laws

Oceania Leave Laws

South America Leave Laws


These pages are intended for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Please see official government sources or consult a legal professional for actual legal advice.

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