Small Necessities Leave Act (M.G.L.c. 149, 52D)

An employee may elect, or the employer may require the employee, to substitute accrued, but unused paid time off.

If the necessity for the leave is foreseeable, the employee must provide the employer with not less than seven days' notice. If it is not foreseeable, the employee must provide as much notice as practicable.

An employer may require that the request for leave be supported by certification.

 

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