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  • Pending California Legislation Would Expand Reasonable Accommodations to Employees and Applicants for “Family Responsibilities”

    Recently the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance regarding discrimination against employees with caregiving responsibilities for family members. California similarly has a pending bill, Assembly Bill (AB) 2182, which seeks to add “family responsibilities” as a protected class under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Read more here. Continue Reading
    March 22, 2022
  • Pending Legislation Would Expand Reasonable Accommodations to Employees and Applicants for “Family Responsibilities”

    Recently the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance regarding discrimination against employees with caregiving responsibilities for family members. California similarly has a pending bill, Assembly Bill (AB) 2182, which seeks to add “family responsibilities” as a protected class under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). If passed, the bill would prohibit... Continue Reading
    March 22, 2022
  • California Further Limits NDAs and Settlement Agreement Terms in Employment Cases

    Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 331 (SB 331), which further limits the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and settlement agreement terms when settling employment legal claims involving harassment, discrimination, or retaliation. Before the passage of SB 331, California’s restriction was limited to sex-related claims.  Specifically, since 2019 when SB 820 went into effect, California law... Continue Reading
    October 7, 2021
  • Understanding CFRA: Who Is Eligible for CFRA Leave

    With the recent expansion of the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), employers who previously were not covered under CFRA now find themselves having to navigate the murky waters of the law.  From the basics such as who exactly is eligible for CFRA leave to the more complicated issues dealing with how CFRA works for pregnant employees, employers... Continue Reading
    March 11, 2021
  • Understanding CFRA: Who Is Eligible for CFRA Leave

    With the recent expansion of the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), employers who previously were not covered under CFRA now find themselves having to navigate the murky waters of the law.  From the basics such as who exactly is eligible for CFRA leave to the more complicated issues dealing with how CFRA works for pregnant... Continue Reading
    March 11, 2021