Category: Time Off

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA Time Off

Grandma Asks for FMLA for Grandbaby

My employee wants to take federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave when her daughter has a baby. Can I deny her request? Typically,…

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Posted in Benefits Time Off

Lump Sum Vacation May Have Employers Taking Their Lumps

I want my employees to have 10 days of vacation each year, but I don’t want them to have to wait to use it while…

Election Day 2018
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Posted in General Time Off

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…

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Posted in Hiring Time Off

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…

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Posted in Hiring Time Off

“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…

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Posted in Time Off

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…

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Posted in Time Off

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…

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Posted in Posters and Notices Time Off

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…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA Pregnancy Disability Leave Time Off

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…

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Posted in Hiring Time Off

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 […]