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DOL Needs Employers’ Input for New Leave Laws

Everything is moving fast as COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, is triggering changes in our businesses, economy, laws and even families. The federal government just passed legislation expanding the Family and Medical Leave Act and creating a new paid sick leave, both of which go into effect next week. The U.S. Department of Labor […]

25 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Time Off - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passes

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed additional emergency relief legislation known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act). Passed because of the escalating coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) situation, the Families First Act creates expanded employee benefits and protections related to COVID-19, including a new federal paid sick leave law, an […]

19 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Paid Family Leave, Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Most Common Medical Leaves Questions Podcast

The employment law experts at the California Chamber of Commerce field more than 1,600 calls on workplaces issues a month. And that’s on top of the inquiries sent their way at human resources seminars and other events. In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and CalChamber […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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