Tag Archives: parental leave

Could Your Parental Leave Policy Be Considered Sex Discrimination?

With the increase in the number of states that require various types of paid leave, now is a good time to examine your leave policies.  While often overlooked, one policy that could expose an employer to liability is its maternity leave or parental leave policy.   As the EEOC’s Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues … Continue Reading

New California Disability and Leave Laws – Are You Ready for 2018?

With the turn of the year comes a wave of new California disability and leave laws.  Employers should review their existing policies and procedures to determine if they will be in compliance with these new laws—many of which will go into effect on January 1: Parental Leave:  California will expand parental leave to small employers.  … 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