Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

Election Day 2018

Remember to Give Employees Time Off to Vote

The general election is November 6, 2018. And because employers must display a poster describing voting leave requirements at least 10 days before every statewide election, yours should have been up as of Friday, October 26. California polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., but if an employee doesn’t have sufficient time outside […]

31 Oct 18 - General, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Status of NPLA, ‘Ban-the-Box’ Regulations

As previously reported, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has been working on amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address two laws that went into effect on January 1, 2018 — the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the statewide ban-the-box law. The FEHC held a meeting on October […]

23 Oct 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

“Ban-the-Box,” Baby Bonding Regulations Moving Forward

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) is currently considering amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address two fairly recent laws — the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the statewide ban-the-box law — both of which became effective on January 1, 2018. Baby Bonding Integration The draft regulations integrate […]

24 Aug 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

School Is Starting – Keep Leave Obligation in Mind

As school starts earlier every year, keep in mind that school-related leaves may protect your California employees. Under California’s Labor Code, employers with 25 or more employees working at the same location must permit employees to take time off to participate in certain school or child care activities. Eligible employees include those who are the […]

17 Aug 18 - Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Vacation Days Still Go Unused in U.S.

In 2017, 52 percent of U.S. workers reported unused vacation days at the end of the year, compared with 54 percent in 2016 and 55 percent in 2015, according to research from Project Time Off. While employees used nearly a half-day more of vacation in 2017 compared to the previous year, employees still do not […]

30 May 18 - Time Off - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »