Description A recording of the two-part live event: February 25 - February 26, 2021 Webinar Description Managing an employee’s absence from work is particularly challenging for small businesses. On January 1, 2021, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and its leave protections became a game changer for businesses with five or more employees. Under this law, if an employee requests a job-protected leave of absence to care for a family member, do you know whether the employee is permitted to take leave and for how long they can be absent from work? In this two-day intensive webinar, CalChamber’s employment law experts will walk you through the ins and outs of the CFRA so your business can administer this new leave with confidence. You’ll go beyond just familiarizing yourself with the law. You’ll learn how to apply it to your workplace, so you are prepared to address employee leave requests. Day 1 (Part 1) focuses on learning about the law and understanding its requirements. Topics include: Employee eligibility for CFRA leave Qualifying reasons for CFRA leave Amount of leave available under the CFRA Notice and documentation requirements Pay and benefits while on CFRA leave Best practices Day 2 (Part 2) takes what you learned on Day 1 and puts it into practice through real-life scenarios. During this second day, you’ll learn about the paperwork and documentation related to the CFRA as well has how to properly track the leave time. Topics include: Required notices, medical certification, return to work release Designation of leave Tracking leave, including intermittent leave Notice and documentation requirements Interplay between Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) and Baby Bonding leave under CFRA Workplace scenarios including: an employee needing leave for their own serious health condition, leave for a family member, and leave for baby bonding Webinar Details Presented by CalChamber's top employment law experts Specifically targeted to anyone responsible for hiring and staffing at businesses with fewer than 50 employees. This two-day intensive webinar is not designed for businesses with 50 or more employees. Mobile-optimized for viewing on tablets and smartphones Downloadable webinar slides and a recording of the live event This two-part webinar was recorded on February 25 and February 26, 2021, and was current as of the date of the recording. Due to the webinar topic and subject matter discussed, it is possible that some of the content is now out of date. Please consult with legal counsel regarding any matter that may apply to you. This webinar offers information only and does not serve as or replace legal advice.