Woman awarded sick compensate for time off to caring for ill dog

Animal rights advocates scored a estimable win abroad this week.

This comes after an unnamed educational in Italy won a authorised case over holding two days off from work to caring for her bum dog.

According to The Guardian, the Italian woman, of Rome, won her case in partial since of assistance from the Italian Anti-Vivisection League (LAV), which is a estimable animal rights organisation in Europe.

In the court’s final ruling, the judge concluded with the lawyers’ case that her university should lot out sick compensate for her time divided from work while caring for her pet.

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They cited an stipend for absences that can be categorized as “serious or family personal reasons,” The Guardian writes.

Still, their evidence was buttressed by a sustenance in the nation’s penal code that protects against animal neglect.

The law, The Guardian reports, prohibits people from abandoning an animal to “grave suffering” — with a chastisement of one year in jail and a 10,000 euro fine.

Gianluca Felicetti, the boss of LAV, said, “It is a poignant step brazen that famous that animals that are not kept for financial benefit or their operative ability are effectively members of the family.”

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