Monday, April 22, 2024

Tag: Leaves of Absence

CalChamber Adds Bills to 2024 Job Killer List

This week the California Chamber of Commerce added four bills to its 2024 Job Killer List. They are: • AB 2230 (Bennett; D-Ventura) Worsens Housing Crisis....

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...

CalChamber Sponsors Bill to Protect Small Businesses

Legislation sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce to ease the regulatory burden on small businesses is moving in the California Assembly. AB 2011 (Bauer-Kahan;...

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...

Preview of 2024 California Employment Law Legislative Proposals

In Episode 192 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts is joined by CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman and Chris...

Doctor’s Note Not Always Automatic Excuse for Absences

My employee has used up all her protected sick leave, but still calls out sick regularly and always returns with a doctor’s note. Can...

Alcohol/Drug Rehab Leave: State/Federal Laws Provide Protections

One of our employees informed us that he is planning to enter a six-week alcohol or drug rehabilitation program. Are we required to provide...

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...

Helpline Top Concerns: Remote Workers Moving, School-Related Leaves

In Episode 182 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Ellen Savage discuss some of the latest labor and employment...

Economic Analyses Assess Job Loss, Budget Impact of Job Killer Bills

The economic impacts of two labor and employment bills identified as job killers by the California Chamber of Commerce are projected in recent analyses...