Questions About Pregnancy Disability Leave? Our May 16 Webinar Delivers

Live webinar is mobile-optimized for viewing on tablets or smartphones. Do you know that California law provides some of the country’s strongest workplace protections for employees who are pregnant and/or new parents? That said, employers have due dates too. There are certain “to-due” steps to follow when an employee requests Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) or when you become aware of the need for leave. “Managing pregnancy leaves under PDL can be difficult for employers because employees may also have leave rights under the FMLA, CFRA or NPLA,” says Erika Pickles, webinar co-presenter and CalChamber employment law counsel. “Those laws also allow non-birthing parents protected time off for baby bonding.” Under PDL, employers with five or more employees must allow an employee to take up to four months of job-protected leave when the employee is disabled by pregnancy. Enacted last year, California’s New Parent Leave Act (NPLA)…

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