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[Video] Mastering Paid Sick Leave in California: Essential Updates for 2024

March 8th, 2024 | 1 min. read

By Ted Bacon

Mastering Paid Sick Leave in California: Essential Updates for 2024

 

Watch this 8-minute video

In the evolving landscape of employment law, California's new Paid Sick Leave Laws present both challenges and opportunities for business owners and HR professionals. Our webinar, 'Leave Management Made Easy: How to Comply with FMLA, CFRA, ADA & More,' aims to demystify these changes, focusing on seven key types of paid and unpaid leave available to employees in California, ensuring your business stays ahead and compliant.

Comprehensive Leave Insights

The webinar addresses specific scenarios, such as leave entitlements for victims of crime, which is unlimited and job-protected but unpaid, covering all employees. It highlights the importance of reasonable notice from employees and the allowance of verification by employers to ensure legitimacy.

Special Leave Types Explained

Unique leave types, including domestic violence, sexual assault victims' leave, and literacy leave, are discussed, emphasizing the employer's role in facilitating these leaves while protecting employee privacy. Religious leave, organ and bone marrow donation leave, and reproductive loss leave are also covered, each with specific conditions and protections to ensure employees' rights are respected.

Paid Family Leave

A significant focus is on California Paid Family Leave, which provides compensation for employees taking leave for family or medical reasons. This segment clarifies the eligibility, application process, and the concurrent use with CFRA or FMLA for job protection.

Expert Advice for Employers

Ted Bacon and Jason Yu offer expert advice on navigating these laws, stressing the need for consistent verification practices to avoid discrimination and ensuring employers understand the nuances of each leave type to maintain compliance.

Stay Informed and Compliant

For a deeper understanding of how to manage these leave types effectively and keep your policies up-to-date with the 2024 laws, watch the full webinar. Equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate leave management confidently and support your employees while adhering to new legal standards.

 

This video is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as legal advice. Viewers should contact legal counsel for legal advice.