Parental Leaves in California
1 hour 30 minutes
Gain an understanding of California’s comprehensive web of parental leave laws and learn how to establish a legally compliant leave program.
Employers in California face a bewildering array of laws granting leave rights to parents. The length of mandated leaves varies. Some are paid, and some are not. Misapplication of the leave requirements could lead to lawsuits or enforcement action. This material will help those responsible for managing employee leaves to understand each statute that grants leave rights to parents. This topic will review longstanding leave provisions, examine recently enacted requirements, and explain how the provisions interact with each other. It will include practical tips for managing leaves to ensure compliance.
• You will be able to define serious health condition under the FMLA.
• You will be able to describe new parent leave.
• You will be able to discuss how the new parental leave laws interact with existing law.
• You will be able to identify the conditions that qualify an employee for pregnancy disability leave.