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Recent Court Case Reinforces Importance of Employers Providing Employees with Notice of the Right to Request Leave under the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

In a suit for wrongful termination in violation of right to medical leave under the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), a California Court of Appeal reversed summary judgment in favor of plaintiff’s former employer because plaintiff provided sufficient information to the employer to advise it of his need for leave pursuant to the CFRA,  but  … Continue Reading

Employers Are Not Required To Provide Reasonable Accommodations To Employees Returning From Leaves Protected By The California Family Rights Act

Under the California Family Rights Act ("CFRA"), eligible California employees are entitled to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid medical leave each 12 month period to recover from a serious health condition or to care for a family member. An employee who takes CFRA leave is entitled to reinstatement to the same, or equivalent, position … Continue Reading
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