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Manage interplay of all state and federal laws affecting pregnant employee’s leave rights

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California has one of the nation’s most complex set of laws covering employees who need time off for illness, disability, pregnancy and parenting. Federal and state laws combine to create a complicated mess.

On the federal level, many employers have to comply with the FMLA, the ADA and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). On the state level, there is the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and the California Pregnancy Leave Act (PLA).

The challenge is managing the interaction of all those laws in a way that lets employees take all the leave they are entitled to, but no more.

A recent case demonstrates how tricky that can get and why you need a strategy that clearly maps out each employee’s entitlement.

Recent case: Terra worked for Advanced Critical Care in an administrative position. She became pregnant and told her supervisors that she planned to work up until she w...(register to read more)

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