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Do I Have to Grant Leave for Employee Requests to Attend Their Children’s School Activities? Maybe in California

School children are back at school following winter break, and that may mean employee requests for time off for parent-teacher conferences, school assemblies, and more.  While less known, California law has a collection of statutes affording parents protected time off. One of those protections is California Labor Code section 230.8, which provides parents, and other … Continue Reading

Federal Agencies Serve Notice To Nation’s Health-Related Schools Concerning Hepatitis B Discrimination

The Departments of Justice, Education and Health and Human Services issued a joint letter to the nation’s medical schools, dental schools, nursing schools, and other health-related schools regarding hepatitis B discrimination.  In the letter, the departments express concern that some health-related schools may be making enrollment decisions based on an incorrect understanding of the hepatitis … Continue Reading

“Family Friendly America” Needs Expanded FMLA, National Partnership Says

For the 20th Anniversary of the FMLA, the National Partnership for Women and Families urges changes to provide more employees with more protected leave to “advance the FMLA’s promise of a family friendly America.” The amendments proposed include adoption of a national family and medical leave insurance program, funded by employer and employee contributions, to … Continue Reading
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