Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

Questions About Pregnancy Disability Leave? Our May 16 Webinar Delivers

Do you know that California law provides some of the country’s strongest workplace protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents? That said, employers have due dates too. There are certain “to-due” steps to follow when an employee requests Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) or when you become aware of the need for leave. “Managing […]

7 May 19 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Podcast: Proposed Expansion of Leaves of Absence Programs

CalChamber has released its 9th episode of The Workplace, a podcast on issues important to California employers and our economy. The subject of this week’s episode is proposed legislation that threatens to establish new challenges for employers by expanding California’s already long list of protected leaves of absence programs. The podcast features Erika Frank, CalChamber […]

2 May 19 - Paid Family Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Employees in Addiction Recovery Could Receive Leave, SDI Benefits

Do we need to give an employee protected time off to enter a residential facility for substance abuse recovery? Will she be eligible for State Disability Insurance? Employees who request time off for substance abuse recovery may be eligible for protected leave under a number of state and federal laws. Protected Leaves California’s Labor Code […]

22 Apr 19 - Time Off - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »

Taking FMLA Leave to Help a Drug-Addicted Child

My employee asked to take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to care for her drug addicted son, who is well over 18 but refuses to go through a rehabilitation program. Do I have to honor that request? In general, FMLA leave is available to parents to care for their children […]

12 Apr 19 - FMLA/CFRA, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

New Dads Can Bond with Baby Too!

Our employee’s wife just had a baby and he is asking us if he can take time off work and how much he will get paid. What are we required to do? We have never had this come up before. Many people think baby bonding applies only to moms, but it also applies to a […]

19 Mar 19 - Paid Family Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »