Posts Tagged ‘California Family Rights Act’

FMLA Leave When Foster Care Leads to Adoption

I have an employee who is going through counseling to become a foster parent. Is she eligible for the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) only after she gets custody of the child? Also, she is considering adoption if all goes well during the foster care. Does she get 12 weeks FMLA leave for […]

8 Oct 19 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Questions About Pregnancy Disability Leave? Our May 16 Webinar Delivers

Do you know that California law provides some of the country’s strongest workplace protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents? That said, employers have due dates too. There are certain “to-due” steps to follow when an employee requests Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) or when you become aware of the need for leave. “Managing […]

7 May 19 - Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Podcast: Proposed Expansion of Leaves of Absence Programs

CalChamber has released its 9th episode of The Workplace, a podcast on issues important to California employers and our economy. The subject of this week’s episode is proposed legislation that threatens to establish new challenges for employers by expanding California’s already long list of protected leaves of absence programs. The podcast features Erika Frank, CalChamber […]

2 May 19 - Paid Family Leave, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Stops 16 Job Killer Bills; Two Employment-Related Job Killer Bills on Governor’s Desk

As the 2015 legislative session came to a close late Friday evening, 16 of 19 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, local chambers and the business community. In fact, in the last few days of session, strong opposition from these groups helped to stop three of […]

14 Sep 15 - Paid Family Leave, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Comments on Proposed CFRA Amendments Due by June 2

As reported earlier, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council is proposing amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. Many of the proposed amendments modify the current CFRA regulations to parallel existing federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations. The CFRA applies to employers with 50 or more employees and all public employers. […]

20 May 14 - FMLA/CFRA - Brad Sterling - No CommentsRead More »