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Other Leaves: North Dakota

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

Authors: Joel Fremstad and Lynn Block, Fremstad Law

Summary

  • The North Dakota Human Rights Act prohibits an employer (regardless of size) from engaging in any practice that discriminates on the basis of sex, which includes pregnancy, childbirth and disabilities related to pregnancy or childbirth. See Pregnancy Disability Leave.
  • Employers in North Dakota are required to excuse employees from work to serve on a jury, service as a witness or give testimony (pursuant to a summons or subpoena) without an adverse employment action. See Jury Duty and Witness Leave.
  • North Dakota does not provide private employees with military leave rights. Most private employers will need to adhere to the requirements of federal law. See Military Leave.