§ 9-3202.  Leave Requirement.
   (1)   Basis. An employee who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking or has a family or household member who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking whose interests are not adverse to the employee as it relates to the domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking may take unpaid leave from work to address domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking by:
      (a)   seeking medical attention for, or recovering from, physical or psychological injuries caused by domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking to the employee or the employee's family or household member;
      (b)   obtaining services from a victim services organization for the employee or the employee's family or household member;
      (c)   obtaining psychological or other counseling for the employee or the employee's family or household member;
      (d)   participating in safety planning, temporarily or permanently relocating, or taking other actions to increase the safety of the employee or the employee's family or household member from future domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking or ensure economic security; or
      (e)   seeking legal assistance or remedies to ensure the health and safety of the employee or the employee's family or household member, including preparing for or participating in any civil or criminal legal proceeding related to or derived from domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
   (2)   Period. Subject to Section 9-3203, an employee shall be entitled to a total of:
      (a)   8 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period from an employer who employs 50 or more employees for each working day during each of 20 or more calendar workweeks in the current or preceding calendar year; or
      (b)   4 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period from an employer who employs less than 50 employees for each working day during each of 33 or more calendar workweeks in the current and preceding calendar year.
   (3)   Schedule. Leave described in subsection (1) may be taken intermittently or on a reduced work schedule.