Public Hearings Next Week on Proposed Pregnancy Disability Regulations
California's Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC) has published proposed regulations concerning California's pregnancy disability leave requirements. The proposed regulations cover issues such as eligibility forleave, length of leave and minimum increments of leave,reasonable accommodation issues such asjob transfers, use of paid time off duringleave, and theparameters surrounding the rightto reinstatement upon return from leave. The FEHC is holding public meetings to solicit feedback regarding the proposed regulations on June 1at 10:00 a.m. in Los Angeles, and on June 2at 10:00 a.m. in San Francisco. For details regardingthe locations for these two publichearings, click here.
California employers should review the proposed regulations and consider having a representative attend one of the public hearings to offer feedback on any areas of concern. Employers may also submit written feedback and comments by email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting written comments is 5:00 p.m. on June 2.