Archive for the ‘FMLA/CFRA’ Category

Governor Signs Leave Mandate for Small Business, Ban on Salary History Inquiries

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation mandating that small businesses provide a new protected leave of absence. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) was identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer. Also signed today was AB 168 (Eggman; D-Stockton), which bans employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history. Both bills […]

12 Oct 17 - Compensation, FMLA/CFRA - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Leave This Seminar With the Compliance Answers You Need

Oh, the challenges of managing leaves of absence and resolving related HR issues. The required documentation and tracking can make your head spin, especially when the leaves are intermittent or when California and federal rules overlap. Confused? Don’t be after you attend CalChamber’s popular “Leaves of Absence: Making Sense of It All” seminar. Our employment […]

8 Mar 17 - FMLA/CFRA, Paid Family Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Job Killer Mandates New Leave of Absence

A more expansive version of a job killer bill vetoed last year has been reintroduced. The California Chamber of Commerce has identified SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) as a job killer bill because it will overwhelm small employers by adding to the burden under which they already struggle.  SB 63 requires a California employer who employs as few […]

20 Jan 17 - FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Updates FMLA Poster — Prior Version Can Still Be Used

The federal Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an updated federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster (W1420a REV 04/16). However, the DOL specifically states that: The February 2013 version of the FMLA poster is still good and can be used to fulfill the posting requirement. In other words, covered employers can continue to […]

3 May 16 - FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

EEOC Settles Firing of Nurse with Cancer Case

The nationwide healthcare provider Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) recently settled a disability lawsuit involving the alleged firing of a nurse who needed more medical leave to complete her cancer treatment. The lawsuit was filed last year by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the EEOC’s lawsuit, the nurse worked at a Sacramento […]

22 Sep 15 - Disabilities, FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »