Archive for the ‘FMLA/CFRA’ Category

What Employers Should Know About Expired FMLA Forms

You may have noticed that the federal Department of Labor (DOL) forms used to manage leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) expired on May 31, 2018. If you looked for updated forms before they expired, you wouldn’t have found any. Here’s why: The federal DOL has to submit forms to the Office […]

5 Jun 18 - FMLA/CFRA - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

May Webinar Prepares Employers for Time Off for Baby

California provides strong protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents. Given the number of laws involved, managing pregnancy and baby bonding leave is not an easy task. Under California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), employers with five or more employees must allow an employee to take up to four months of job-protected leave when […]

7 May 18 - FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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 »