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Other Leaves: Georgia

Other Leaves requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: C.R. Wright, Fisher Phillips

Summary

  • Georgia has laws requiring or encouraging private employers to give time off for employee participation in judicial proceedings, military leave and voting. See Georgia - Leaves of Absence.
  • An employer with 25 or more employees that provides sick leave must allow employees to use up to five days per year to care for an immediate family member. See Kin Care Leave.
  • A Georgia employer must excuse employees from work to attend judicial proceedings in response to a subpoena, summons for jury duty or other court order. See Jury Duty Leave.
  • An employer must provide qualified and registered employees with up to two hours off from work to vote. See Voting Leave.
  • Employers in Georgia are encouraged to provide reasonable unpaid break time to an employee who needs to express breast milk for an infant. See Break Time for Breastfeeding.