Tag: leaves of absence

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Posted in Disabilities

Medical Documentation Requirements for Disability Leaves

If an employee requests a leave of absence as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), can I require medical documentation from their…

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Posted in Time Off

CalChamber Webinar Helps Small Businesses Manage CFRA Leave

Did you know that due to the 2021 California Family Rights Act (CFRA) expansion, employers with five or more employees may now have to provide…

stress
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Posted in FMLA/CFRA

Mental Stress Leave: Time with Employer Among Eligibility Factors

During the past two years, we’ve had several employees claiming they are dealing with depression and anxiety/stress. Can they file for leave under the Family…

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Posted in Disabilities Termination Time Off

Things to Consider When Deciding on Disability Leave Extension

We have an employee who has been out on disability for almost a year, but we can’t let him go because he’s on disability. What…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Empathic Leaders Help Thwart Burnout, Drive Engagement and Innovation

Following more than a year in which work and personal lines were severely blurred, causing employee burnout and leading to the “Great Resignation,” new research…

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Posted in Time Off

CFRA Expansion Complicates Leave Administration for Furloughed Employees

The recent California Family Rights Act (CFRA) expansion has added a new and more complicated layer for small businesses. As previously reported, starting January 1,…

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Posted in Time Off

Small Business in California? This Important Webinar Is for You

Managing an employee’s absence from work is particularly challenging for small businesses. On January 1, 2021, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and its leave…

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Posted in Time Off

Bill Adds Small Business to CFRA

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1383, a…

AB 664 and AB 196, however, go beyond a mere presumption and conclusively determine that any exposure or contraction of a communicable disease, is a workplace injury.
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Posted in General

Job Killer Update: Two Employment Bills Pass to Governor, Veto Requested

Two California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills made it out of the Legislature late on Monday night and are now headed to the Governor’s desk. Governor…

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Posted in Compensation General Hiring Time Off

Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Remain as End of Session Approaches

Three California Chamber of Commerce job killer bills that will significantly increase labor costs and create more liability for employers are expected to be voted on in…