Protection for Victims of Crime. State law provides that a victim of or witness to a crime who responds to a subpoena in a criminal case during working hours may not "suffer any change in terms of employment solely because of the act of responding to a subpoena."
The law applies to all employers, regardless of size.
A "victim" is an individual who has suffered direct or threatened physical, emotional, or financial harm as the result of a criminal act. A victim for purposes of this law also includes a family member of a victim who is a minor or an incompetent and a surviving family member of a homicide victim.
There is no notice requirement for leave; however, law enforcement agencies, the ...