Family Law Prof Blog

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

CA Expands Family Care And Medical Leave: More Care To Family Members

From JD Supra:

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, most California employees — even those who work for very small businesses — will be entitled to 12 weeks of job-protected time off work under the CFRA for qualifying reasons.

Qualifying reasons for leave are broadly defined to include caring for a family member — including grandparents, grandchildren, adult children and siblings — with a serious health condition.

California employers covered by both the CFRA and the FMLA may need to provide up to 24 weeks of job-protected leave in certain circumstances.

Read more here.

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