Archive for the ‘FMLA/CFRA’ Category

Changes to California Family Rights Act Regulations Could Be Coming

The California Fair Employment and Housing Council is proposing amendments to the California Family Rights Act Regulations. The Council has made further modifications to the proposed amendments and is seeking public comments. Visit the Council’s website for more information, including the text of the proposed amendments and the Initial Statement of Reasons. Written Comments Written […]

11 Dec 14 - Benefits, FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Changes Stance on FMLA Eligibility and Same-Sex Marriages

On June 20, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule extending the protections of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to all eligible employees in legal same-sex marriages, regardless of where they live. The DOL is proposing this rule in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor, […]

23 Jun 14 - Benefits, FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Comments on Proposed CFRA Amendments Due by June 2

As reported earlier, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council is proposing amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. Many of the proposed amendments modify the current CFRA regulations to parallel existing federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations. The CFRA applies to employers with 50 or more employees and all public employers. […]

20 May 14 - FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

DFEH Proposes to Amend CFRA Regulations: Hearings and Comment Period Set

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (Council) is proposing amendments to its California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations (Title 2, CCR secs. 11087 to 11098). “The broad objective of the proposed amendments is to further supplement those regulations, primarily by clarifying confusing rules, making technical amendments to ease readability, and adopting and modifying some of […]

24 Feb 14 - FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »