Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

CA Bill on Family Leave

From ABC30:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KFSN) --If you have a sick relative, the law might be about to change dramatically to allow you more time to care for them. The governor has a bill on his desk that radically changes the Family Leave Act.

Lisa Bautista found herself in a situation where she couldn't help care for her grandmother as much as she wanted in her final days.

The nurse asked her boss if she could take paid time off, but couldn't.

Workers can only get 55 percent of their pay only for up to six weeks when caring for sick parents, children, spouses and domestic partners -- no one else.

Read more here.


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