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Expanded Paid Family Leave Benefits Coming to California Employees

Under the Family Medical Leave Act, eligible employees are entitled to take time off for due to a “qualifying exigency” arising from the deployment of the employee’s spouse, parent, or child for active military duty to a foreign country. Examples of “qualifying exigencies” include attendance at military events, making childcare arrangements arising from a military … Continue Reading

California Governor Vetoes Parental Leave Bill Which Would Have Expanded Such Leave to Small Employers

The DOL’s final rule on paid sick leave was not the only news-making event in the world of leave management last Friday.  While additional time off was being lauded by the federal government, additional protected leave was rejected in California.  On Friday September 30, 2016, California’s Governor Brown vetoed SB 654 (Jackson), the New Parent Leave … Continue Reading
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