Category: Time Off

Bereavement Leave
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Bereavement Leave for Complex Family Relationships

My employee wants to use California’s new bereavement leave after the death of the father of her child — with whom she lived but never…

Remote Workers Moving Out of State, School-Related Leaves
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Remote Workers Moving Out of State, School-Related Leaves a Top Concern for Employers Calling the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Ellen Savage discuss some of the latest labor and employment issues…

Unlimited Paid Time Off Policies Are Attractive, But Have Risks
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Unlimited Paid Time Off Policies Are Attractive, But Have Risks

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber vice president of labor and employment…

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Relief Grant Program Begins
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COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Relief Grant Program Begins

Eligible California small businesses may now apply for a California state program that awards funds for costs incurred from COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave. Remember,…

Demystifying Pregnancy, Child Bonding Leaves Webinar
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Demystifying Pregnancy, Child Bonding Leaves Webinar

Roughly 420,000 babies are born annually in California — many of whom are born to those who work for employers across the state. Although news…

designated person
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Employees May Use Sick/Family Leaves for Designated Person

My employee requested time off to care for her neighbor who just had surgery. Do I have to grant her request? Although a neighbor previously…

paid sick leave
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Employees May Bring PAGA Claims for California’s Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law

Since its inception, California’s mandatory paid sick leave law was interpreted as only allowing the California Labor Commissioner or Attorney General to bring claims against…

bereavement leave
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New Bereavement Leave Requirements for Private, Public Employers

What are the requirements of California’s new bereavement leave law? With 2023 in full swing, many employers are reviewing and updating employee handbooks and policies….

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Private Employers Can Choose Whether to Observe/Pay for State Holidays

California will have three new state holidays in 2023: Juneteenth, the Lunar New Year and Genocide Remembrance Day. Are we required to give employees days…

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Understanding California Political Speech and Election Laws at Work

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss the rules…