This program combines a comprehensive review of the Golden State’s leave and reasonable accommodation legal requirements with practical guidance about best practices to maximize employment law compliance and mitigate legal risk, including:
- The material differences between the FMLA and CFRA;
- The interplay between the FMLA, CFRA, and PDL;
- California’s New Parent Leave Act (effective January 1, 2018), which requires eve more employers (those with at least 20 employees within 75 miles of the employee’s worksite) to provide baby bonding leave to eligible employees;
- The explosion of California paid sick leave laws in the past several years; and
- Limits on California employers’ ability to require employees to use vacation, paid time off, and/or paid sick leave during FMLA, CFRA, and PDL leave.
Whether your organization is already employing in California, or you are considering it, this program will help you:
- Understand the key differences between the various types of leave, including material distinctions between the FMLA and CFRA that often trap;
- Correctly handle the interplay between the FMLA, CFRA, and PDL;
- Understand California SDI and PFL wage replacement benefits and their interplay with the FMLA, CFRA, and PDL;
- Effectively manage leaves of absence (including intermittent and reduced schedule leaves) and help curtail intermittent leave abuse;
- Be aware of employers’ obligation to reasonably accommodate and/or transfer California employees “affected by pregnancy”;
- Appreciate the scope of California employers’ obligation to provide additional leave (beyond what the FMLA, CFRA, and PDL provide) as a reasonable accommodation;
- Understand California employers’ obligation to engage in the interactive process and to provide effective reasonable accommodation(s) to disabled employees; and
- Develop and implement a strategy for California paid sick leave compliance.
Plus our expert faculty provides an overview of the numerous of the myriad of other California protected leaves, from paid organ and bone marrow donation leave to school activities leave.
Product ID: 20275
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Ann Marie Zaletel
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
Ann Marie Zaletel is a partner in the Los Angeles office and a key member of the Workplace Compliance Solutions Group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Her practice is focused on the delivery of proactive, pragmatic solutions that help clients avoid litigation and develop internal compliance initiatives.
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