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Law Number

La. R.S. 42:450.4

Summary Title

Workers' Benefits: Public Employee Reinstatement


A public employee, who was granted leave to participate in disaster relief services, is entitled to their previous position of employment when they have given 24 hours notice to their supervisor and have provided written certification from their supervising official from the American Red Cross.

Full Title

Reinstatement after disaster service leave

Full Text

Any public employee who has been granted leave to participate in relief services connected with a disaster, pursuant to this Part, shall be restored to his previous position of employment upon giving notice to the employing agency twenty-four hours prior to his return to employment, provided that the public employee submit written certification from the supervising official of the American Red Cross unit that the public employee has rendered volunteer disaster relief services showing the number of hours of service rendered by the public employee.