Category: Time Off

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Nonworking Hours
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California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill in…

Register for Leaves of Absence Seminar Next Week
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Still Time to Register for Leaves of Absence Seminar Next Week!

Managing leaves of absence — like pregnancy disability leave (PDL), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), mandatory…

Alcohol/Drug Rehabilitation Leave
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Alcohol/Drug Rehabilitation Leave: State/Federal Laws Provide Protections

One of our employees informed us that he is planning to enter a six-week alcohol or drug rehabilitation program. Are we required to provide him…

Labor Commissioner FAQ Ties Paid Sick Time Off to Work Day Length
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Labor Commissioner FAQ Ties Paid Sick Time Off to Work Day Length

I understand that the state is now requiring employers to provide more time off for paid sick leave than it did in previous years. My…

When Family Leave Time Ends, Other Protected Leaves May Apply
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When Family Leave Time Ends, Other Protected Leaves May Apply

We have an employee who is currently on California Family Rights Act (CFRA) leave. She will exhaust this leave in one week. She has asked…

California’s Primary Election is March 5
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California’s Primary Election is March 5

The 2024 March Primary Election is next Tuesday, March 5 — and early numbers are showing a historically low turnout. Even with the expansion of…

Register Now for Leaves of Absence Seminars
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Register Now for Leaves of Absence Seminars

Pregnancy disability leave (PDL), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), mandatory paid sick leave, reproductive loss leave (new…

Granting Family Leave
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Use Caution When Granting Family Leave Before Employee Is Eligible

My employee wants to take 12 weeks off for child bonding, but he has worked for us for only 11 months so he’s not eligible…

sick leave
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What Employers Should Know About California’s Latest Paid Sick Leave Expansion

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber employment law expert Ellen Savage discuss what employers need to…

California Paid Sick Leave Changes Guidance Released
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California Paid Sick Leave Changes Guidance Released

As we rapidly approach January 1 — the date most new employment laws that Governor Newsom signed this year become effective — the one that…