Archive for the ‘FMLA/CFRA’ Category

Court Halts FMLA Same-Sex Marriage Rule

A federal district court in Texas granted a request made by the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Nebraska for a preliminary injunction on the Department of Labor’s Final Rule revising the regulatory definition of spouse under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As HRWatchdog previously reported, the DOL’s final rule extended protections of […]

1 Apr 15 - FMLA/CFRA, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Brace Yourself: Amendments to CFRA Regulations Approved, Take Effect July 1

The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. The amendments, proposed by the Fair Employment and Housing Council last year, will take effect July 1, 2015. The California Chamber of Commerce, along with several other trade associations, submitted comments on the regulations during the public comment period. […]

5 Mar 15 - FMLA/CFRA, Posters and Notices, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

We Interrupt Your FMLA and CFRA Challenges for This Live Webinar

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) entitle eligible employees to unpaid, job-protected leave for defined reasons, such as caring for a parent, spouse, child or domestic partner with a serious health condition — or even their own. Here’s the quandary: some of the qualifying circumstances are […]

2 Mar 15 - FMLA/CFRA, Time Off, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Changes FMLA Eligibility for Same-Sex Marriages

The Department of Labor announced a rule change that will extend protections of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to all eligible employees in legal same sex-sex marriages to care for their spouses, regardless of where they live. The Final Rule is effective March 27, 2015. The DOL moved from a “state of […]

23 Feb 15 - FMLA/CFRA - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Ideal Seminar If You’re New to Human Resources or Want a Refresher

With the complexities of managing HR issues in California, do your HR practices put you at risk for costly fines and lawsuits? It’s not easy to know exactly what to do or how to explain a complex employment law requirement, especially if you’re new to HR. From hiring through termination, build your decision-making confidence at […]

17 Feb 15 - FMLA/CFRA, Meal and Rest Break, Pregnancy Disability Leave - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »