National Partnership for Women & Families

Sick and Safe Time

State: Arizona
Subject: Job-Protected Leave, Paid Sick Days, Domestic Violence and the Workplace
Bill: HB 2399
Date Introduced: 01/18/11
Died upon adjournment: 04/20/11

Would guarantee all Arizona workers a minimum of one hour of paid sick and safe leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 72 hours in one calendar year.

The sick and safe time may be used to care for a child, spouse or domestic partner, grandchild, parent, sibling or "any other individual related by blood or affinity."

The sick and safe time may be used to seek medical attention resulting from domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.