NEW CALIFORNIA FAMILY RIGHTS ACT (CFRA) REGULATIONS BECOME EFFECTIVE JULY 1ST

Jun 2015 18 | Posted by naomi.whatley

NEW CALIFORNIA FAMILY RIGHTS ACT (CFRA) REGULATIONS BECOME EFFECTIVE JULY 1ST

We are notifying our members of some recent changes made to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA).  The changes are meant to clarify some of the uncertainties regarding CFRA and to bring CFRA into closer alignment with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  These changes become effective July 1st.  To assist you in your compliance with these changes please see the following information:

http://www.dfeh.ca.gov/Publications_Publications.htm.  This is the link to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing’s website.  Here you will find a link to the revised CFRA poster.  Please note: The poster must now be placed in a prominent location where it can be readily seen by employees as well as applicants for employment.  Please print this poster and place it in a location compliant with the new requirements.

http://www.dfeh.ca.gov/FEHCouncil.htm - This is a link to the Fair Employment and Housing Council.  On this page you will find text of the revised regulation.  We recommend you review the regulation to familiarize your agency with the changes and requirements.  You should update your employee handbooks, policies, procedures, and practices to comply with the changes.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (530) 934-5633.