Contact

Send us a Message
Contact Us
Contact
Northern California

2281 Lava Ridge Court, Suite 300
Roseville, CA 95661
P: 916.780.9009
F: 916.780.9050
E: norcalinfo@colehuber.com

Southern California

3401 Centrelake Drive, Suite 670
Ontario, CA 91761
P: 909.230.4209
F: 909.937.2034
E: socalinfo@colehuber.com

Cota Cole & Huber Logo White

Contact

California Municipal Law Blog
category:
Employee Benefits

Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family Medical Leave for Coronavirus COVID-19 under the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”

by on March 25, 2020

posted in Employee Benefits, Family and Medical Leave, Legislative Updates,

Congress Approved H.R. 6201, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (FFCRA) with new requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees and public employers.  The text of the law may be found here. The Act requires certain employers to provide FFCRA paid sick leave, and also to extend family medical leave act benefits, in certain circumstances; and employers are able to retain an amount equal to the qualifying sick leave and child-care leave that they pay from payroll taxes.  The Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement ... Continue Reading

Facebook
Google+
https://colehuber.com/category/employee-benefits">
Twitter
LinkedIn

tags: COVID-19, Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, Families First Coronavirus Response Act,

New Parental Leave Law Takes Effect

by on April 15, 2018

posted in Employee Benefits, Family and Medical Leave,

As national discourse around women’s pay equality came to the forefront in 2017, Governor Brown signed several bills in an effort to create a more egalitarian workplace. One such measure came in the form of Senate Bill 63, otherwise known as the New Parental Leave Act, which became effective January 1, 2018. Under prior law, employers with 50 or more employees were required to provide job-protected parental leave. Now employers with at least 20 employees within 75 miles must allow employees with (1) more than 12 months of service with the employer and (2) that have worked at least 1,250 hours ... Continue Reading

Facebook
Google+
https://colehuber.com/category/employee-benefits">
Twitter
LinkedIn

tags: Family and Medical Leave, FMLA, SB 63,

Summary of Important New Laws Affecting Local Agencies in 2016

by on January 28, 2016

posted in CEQA, Damages, Elections, Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Ethics, Legislative Updates, Medical Marijuana, Proposition 215, Public Records Act, Water, Zoning,

The following laws are effective January 1, 2016, unless otherwise provided.  These legislative changes were selected as those of importance and/or interest to public agencies.  ... Continue Reading

Facebook
Google+
https://colehuber.com/category/employee-benefits">
Twitter
LinkedIn

tags: 2016 Legislative Session, California Legislature, New laws,

Legislature Amends Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014

by on July 14, 2015

posted in Employee Benefits, Sick Leave,

Governor Brown, on July 13 signed AB 304 into law thereby amending the Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act (the California Paid Sick Leave law).  The changes address needed clarifications in the original text of the law and implement some significant changes.  These are immediately effective as the law contains an urgency clause. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act requires employers to provide a limited amount of paid sick leave for most employees in California.  Our earlier post that provides details of the original Act can be read here.  ... Continue Reading

Facebook
Google+
https://colehuber.com/category/employee-benefits">
Twitter
LinkedIn

tags: ab 304, healthy workplaces healthy families act, PEPRA, public employment retirement law, Sick Leave,

Case to Watch: Sonoma County Superior Court v. PERB

by on April 15, 2015

posted in Disability, Employment Law,

A judicial appeal is pending from a recent decision of the Public Employment Relations Board in SEIU 1020 v. Sonoma County Superior Court, PERB Decision No. 2409-C.  The case involves a decision by the Superior Court (as the employer) that employees do not have a right to representation in the interactive process in which requests for accommodations and consideration of the reasonableness of those requests are considered by the Agency.  ... Continue Reading

Facebook
Google+
https://colehuber.com/category/employee-benefits">
Twitter
LinkedIn

tags: ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Interactive Process, PERB, Reasonable Accomodation, Right to Representation, Weingarten Rights,

Page 1 of 212