North Dakota offers some family and medical leave protections to its public employees (ND Cent. Code Sec. 54-52.4-01et seq.).
Covered employers include the state, but does not include any political subdivisions of the state.
Eligible employees include those employees employed by a covered employer and whose employment is not limited in duration, who are employed for an average of at least 20 hours per week, and who have been employed for at least 1 year.
Family leave may be taken for any of the following reasons:
• To care for the employee's newborn, if the leave begins within 16 weeks of the child's birth
• To care for a child placed with the employee for adoption or as a precondition for adoption (but not both) or for foster care, if the leave begins within 16 weeks of ...