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Restraining Orders

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Laws current as of October 31, 2023

Can an injunction be renewed?

Within the three months before an injunction is set to expire, your employer may apply to renew it by filing a new petition for an injunction following the same rules as the initial petition.1

1 Ga. Code § 34-1-7(e)

If my employer files a petition seeking an injunction under this law, does that affect the employer’s duty to provide me with a safe workplace?

Your employer is still required to provide you with a safe workplace under local, state, and federal laws.1 If you feel your employer is failing to do so, you may want to talk to a lawyer to see if there are other options available to you.

1 Ga. Code § 34-1-7(h)