Tag: paid family leave

Salary History Information On July 18, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation (A.B. 2282) providing for the following: Definitions of the terms pay scale, reasonable request, and applicant. Allowing employers to ask an applicant about his or her salary expectations for the position to which he or she is applying. Allowing employers to make…

Paid Family and Medical Leave, Minimum Wage Increases, and Elimination of Sunday and Holiday Premium Pay for Retail Employees On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation (H.B. 4640) enacting all of the following: Paid family and medical leave for covered individuals beginning January 1, 2021. The required contributions to the Family and…

Question: Can you help us download the DE2501F from the California Employment Development Department (EDD)? Answer: The California DE2501F claim form is for California employees who need to file a claim for Paid Family Leave benefits to take time off work to take care for a family member who is seriously ill, or to bond…

Question: When an employee is taking Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and getting state disability (or private supplemental disability), can the employer require that the employee use any accrued vacation time first? What if the employee is not being paid any disability during that time, does that change? Answer: In general, an employer…

By Annalee Fay, PHR, Senior Hotline Advisor, ThinkHR Corporation Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the City of San Francisco is showing workers in the City some love.  Beginning February 14, 2014, a new amendment to San Francisco’s Family-Friendly Workplace Ordinance (FFWO) becomes effective.  This law requires employers with employees working within the boundaries of…

Question: Can an employer require an employee to use two weeks of accrued PTO or vacation before using Paid Family Leave (PFL)? Answer: The employer may require an employee to use 2 weeks of the accrued unused PTO or vacation to supplement the State of California’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefit. Paid Family Leave requires a seven…