16 Jan: Senator Madden Introduces NJ Safe Act

TRENTON – A measure sponsored by Senator Fred H. Madden which would provide unpaid employment leave time for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault has been introduced in the Senate.

“Domestic violence and sexual abusers assault their victims both physically and emotionally, and often, the emotional effects can linger for years,” said Senator Madden, D- Camden and Gloucester. “By getting employment leave time, these survivors would be able to get necessary medical attention, counseling, take days off to relocate and attend court hearings – all of which are critical to the healing process.”