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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


  • 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 provides job protection to members of the North Dakota National Guard or Civil Air Patrol. See Volunteer Emergency Responder Leave.