Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

Back from the Holiday? Don’t Forget About New Domestic Violence Notice

If you have 25 or more employees, you now must provide new employees with a written notice about the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to take protected time off for medical treatment or legal proceedings. The notice also contains information on victims’ rights to accommodation and protections against discrimination. As […]

5 Jul 17 - Posters and Notices, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee

A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing to allow an employee with more than 12 months of service with the employer, who has at least 1,250 hours of service with the employer […]

22 Jun 17 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

California Supreme Court Decides Important “One Day’s Rest in Seven” Questions

Under California law, employees are entitled to “one day’s rest in seven.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Today, the California Supreme Court answered three questions related to seventh day of work rules (Mendoza v. Nordstrom Inc., No. S224661 (May 8, 2017)). These questions are important for California employers and provide guidance for employers on […]

8 May 17 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Changes to Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave Rules

The City of Los Angeles has a mandatory paid sick leave (PSL) law which is part of its minimum wage ordinance and which has been in effect since July 1, 2016, for employers with 26 or more employees.  The Los Angeles PSL ordinance will begin to apply to employers with 25 or fewer employees on […]

5 Apr 17 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Labor Commissioner Answers Questions on Paid Sick Leave

The Labor Commissioner’s Office recently updated its frequently asked questions about California paid sick leave (PSL). The updated FAQ addresses three areas where employers have often had questions: Whether an employer must provide additional paid sick days if it had already had a paid time off (PTO) plan before the mandatory paid sick leave law […]

4 Apr 17 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »