Archive for the ‘Time Off’ Category

FEHC Proposes Baby Bonding Leave, Criminal Background Check Regulations

Less than two months after California’s New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the ban-the-box law went into effect, the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) is proposing amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address […]

20 Feb 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Get Your Head Around Managing Different Leaves of Absence

Oh, the challenges of managing leaves of absence and resolving related HR issues. The required documentation and tracking can become a real compliance headache, especially when the leaves are intermittent or when California and federal rules overlap. Find clarity by attending one of CalChamber’s popular “Leaves of Absence: Making Sense of It All” seminars. Our […]

13 Feb 18 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passes

A job killer bill mandating a new protected leave of absence for small businesses passed the Legislature this week and is on its way to the Governor. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) passed the Assembly on September 12 by a vote of 51-15. A day later, the Senate voted 25-13 to concur in Assembly amendments to […]

15 Sep 17 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber to Host Seminar on Leaves of Absence

California employers will find clarity and guidance about the state’s complex leaves of absence policies at the August 18 seminar hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce. Managing leaves of absence isn’t easy. Plenty of documentation and tracking are involved, which aren’t so simple when leaves are intermittent or when California and federal rules overlap. Then California has unique […]

3 Aug 17 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Don’t Forget About New Domestic Violence Notice for All New Hires: Updated Information

All employers now must provide new employees with a written notice about the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to take protected time off for medical treatment or legal proceedings. The notice also contains information on victims’ rights to accommodation and protections against discrimination. As a result of legislation passed last […]

27 Jul 17 - Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »