Alert - New Employment Laws for the California Employer – 2018

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In October, as in years past, Governor Brown signed a number of employment-related bills into law. Below is a summary of those laws that will take effect on January 1, 2018, of which employers need to be aware and prepare for. SB 63 - Parental Leave The New Parent Leave Act amends the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) to require employers with less than fifty (50) employees, currently the requirement for application of CFRA, to allow employees to take twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave for bonding with a new child. Under SB 63, employers with twenty (20) employees will be required to provide employees with twelve (12) weeks of job protected leave if the employee has worked for the employer for at least twelve (12) months and at least 1,250 hours during the twelve (12)-month period...
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