Blog posts in Month: September 2018

  • 17-September-2018

    Understanding FMLA and the California Family Rights Act

    Ideally, all covered employers would easily understand and have the compassion and resources to comply with the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). When an employee has worked for an employer under specific guidelines, they are legally permitted to take up to 26 weeks […]

  • 7-September-2018

    Understanding SB396 – Transgender Work Opportunity Act

    Many progressive Californians continue to push against sex discrimination in the workplace under the protections of Title VII of the 1963 Civil Rights Act and recently enacted Senate Bill (SB) 396, and progress is being made. The 2017 SB396, titled the Transgender Work Opportunity Act, expands sex discrimination protections to include fair employment regarding gender […]