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Tag: California Family Rights Act

How to Count Months with Company for State Family Rights Act Leave

I have a former seasonal employee who became a regular employee about 9 months ago and is asking for a leave of absence to...

CFRA/FMLA Leave for Elective Surgeries

My employee is requesting CFRA/FMLA leave to have elective surgery. He is potentially eligible for leave because he has worked full-time for us for...

When Family Leave Time Ends, Other Protected Leaves May Apply

We have an employee who is currently on California Family Rights Act (CFRA) leave. She will exhaust this leave in one week. She has...

Use Caution When Granting Family Leave Before Employee Is Eligible

My employee wants to take 12 weeks off for child bonding, but he has worked for us for only 11 months so he’s not...

Considerations for Back-to-Back Pregnancy, Family Leaves

My employee of five years gave birth and would like to use California Family Rights Act (CFRA) child bonding time immediately following her pregnancy...

Medical Certification Important for Workers’ Comp Claim Absences

We have an employee with an active workers’ compensation claim. We agreed with the employee that he would work a normal 40-hour-per-week schedule with...

Intermittent Family Leave May Include Transfer to Different Position

Can we transfer an employee to a different position if the employee needs to take intermittent FMLA/CFRA leave for his medical treatments? Yes, as discussed...

Bereavement Leave for Complex Family Relationships

My employee wants to use California’s new bereavement leave after the death of the father of her child — with whom she lived but...

How to Track Family Leave When Workweek Includes a Holiday

We have an employee that is currently on California Family Rights Act (CFRA)/Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and will be using leave...

Employees May Use Sick/Family Leaves for Designated Person

My employee requested time off to care for her neighbor who just had surgery. Do I have to grant her request? Although a neighbor previously...