Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

“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 »

Primary Election Day: What Employers Need to Know

Today is the last day to register to vote in the June primary. The California Presidential Primary Election is on June 5, 2018. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Your employees may take time away from work to vote, and employers have posting obligations. This year, five counties in Northern California will be […]

21 May 18 - Posters and Notices, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

May Webinar Prepares Employers for Time Off for Baby

California provides strong protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents. Given the number of laws involved, managing pregnancy and baby bonding leave is not an easy task. Under California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), employers with five or more employees must allow an employee to take up to four months of job-protected leave when […]

7 May 18 - FMLA/CFRA, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »