Expanded Paid Leave Benefits Coming to California Employees

DMEC StaffLegislative Updates

Currently California employees who wish to receive pay during leave for a qualifying exigency would need to use their own accrued vacation or paid time off hours. However, beginning Jan. 1, 2021, an employee can apply for wage replacement benefits from the State of California Paid Family Leave insurance program during such a leave.

DOL RELEASES FACT SHEET ON FMLA

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The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a fact sheet about qualifying reasons for Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  … Read More

DOL ISSUES PROPOSED FMLA REGULATIONS

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The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has released proposed regulations that would revise certain regulations regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), primarily … Read More

STATE UPDATE

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Anyone who has worked for or with a multi-state employer knows that one of the most difficult aspects of absence management is keeping up with changes in state laws.  This … Read More

OHIO MILITARY FAMILY LEAVE ACT

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On July 2, 2010, the Ohio Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) went into effect.  The OMFLA applies to both public and private employers with 50 or more employees. 

MORE FMLA REGULATIONS COMING SOON?

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Earlier this year, the Department of Labor posted the following update on its web site:  The Wage and Hour Division will initiate rulemaking to implement the new amendments to the … Read More

MILITARY FAMILY LEAVE EXPANDED

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On October 28, 2009, President Obama signed H.R. 2647 (the Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Act) into law.  This new law includes two expansions of the recently-enacted exigency and … Read More