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Other Leaves: Montana

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

Authors: Jason Ritchie and William Dabney, Holland & Hart LLP


  • There are several types of leave that may be available to an employee in Montana. See Leaves of Absence.
  • Montana does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers.See Family and Medical Leave.
  • An employee may be entitled to take unpaid leave to prepare for or attend a criminal justice proceeding. See Crime Victim Leave.
  • Montana law provides extended protections to members of the National Guard returning from state active duty. See Military Leave.
  • Employers of employees elected or appointed to a public office in the city, county or state must allow the employee to take a leave of absence, not to exceed 180 days per year, while the employee is performing public service. See Public Official Leave.