The New Mexico Caregiver Leave Act helps family caregivers balance caring for their loved ones and their jobs. Here’s what you need to know:
- The New Mexico Caregiver Leave Act allows working family caregivers to use the sick leave they already earn to care for a family member.
- Leave can be used when a family member is sick, injured or has a medical appointment.
- Under the New Mexico Caregiver Leave Act, sick leave can be used to care for a child, spouse, domestic partner, sibling, parent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, or stepparent.