Posts Tagged ‘baby-bonding’

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 »

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 »

Governor Signs Leave Mandate for Small Business, Ban on Salary History Inquiries

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation mandating that small businesses provide a new protected leave of absence. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) was identified by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer. Also signed today was AB 168 (Eggman; D-Stockton), which bans employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history. Both bills […]

12 Oct 17 - Compensation, FMLA/CFRA - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Job Killer Update: Assembly Passes Costly New Leave Mandate

Action Needed: Contact the Governor to Request a Veto Yesterday, the Assembly passed a job killer bill that will significantly harm small businesses in California who employ as few as 20 employees by requiring them to offer six weeks of protected leave for baby-bonding. This proposed mandate comes on top of the current requirement that employers with […]

31 Aug 16 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »