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Frequently Asked Questions About FMLA

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 28, 2019 11:24:00 AM

While every employer is familiar with The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), many are still unclear on the details of the law.

 

Business owners, employers and HR managers must all become familiar with a vast number of employment regulations and labor law requirements. Staying abreast of the rules and staying in compliance with the often confusing myriad of regulatory requirements can be daunting.

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Topics: paid sick leave, family leave, paid family leave, FMLA, FAQs

DOL Issues Guidance On FMLA And FLSA

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 2, 2019 9:14:16 AM

California employers are subject to the mandates of family and medical leave laws, as well as minimum wage requirements.

(Image courtesy of DOL)

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Topics: minimum wage law, family leave, paid family leave, FLSA, FMLA

California Employers And Paid Sick Leave

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 24, 2019 9:36:58 AM

While California struggles through the flu season, employers may find that complying with the layers of paid sick leave requirements can be challenging. In addition to the state Paid Sick Leave Law, at least six local municipalities have their own sick leave ordinances. And these local laws impose greater restrictions on employers.

 

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, HR compliance, paid sick leave, paid family leave

Are Your Sick Leave Policies Up To Date?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 28, 2018 8:44:26 AM

With new labor laws and regulations being enacted each year, staying up to date and compliant is always a challenge for HR management. And this is true for sick leave policies in California.

Surprisingly to some, unlike most other developed countries, the federal government here in the U.S. does not  require paid family or sick leave. The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) does require eligible employers to provide unpaid family leave. But paid family leave and paid sick days are only required on the state and local levels.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, HR compliance, paid sick leave, paid family leave

Be Clear On Family Leave Labor Laws

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 19, 2018 2:39:59 PM

Family leave law in California can be challenging to stay abreast of. New laws and overlapping regulations require diligence on the part of HR managers to maintain compliance.  

On October 12, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 63, also known as the New Parent Leave Act, which became effective January 1, 2018.

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Topics: california labor law, labor law compliance, family leave, labor law, paid family leave

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