Ch 8: Benefits & Leaves of Absence in California Employment

About This Chapter

If you are looking for lessons to help you remember the requirements for time off for voting and other benefits and leaves of absence in the state of California, then you've come to the right place! This chapter contains video lessons and quizzes that will jog your memory.

Benefits & Leaves of Absence in California Employment - Chapter Summary

Do you remember the details about paid sick leave and COBRA? Well, this chapter gives the opportunity to view short and interesting video lessons about them. You can test just how well you remember the kinds of leave protections with our short, multiple-choice quizzes. Your completion of this chapter will spark your memory of the following:

  • Requirements for employer-sponsored benefits
  • Obligations of family leave in California
  • Paid sick leave
  • Summary of COBRA
  • Definition of California State Disability Insurance
  • Impact of paid family leave on employers
  • Requirements for kin care and pregnancy disability leave
  • Kinds of leave protections and protected time off
  • Requirements for time off for voting

Our video lessons capture your attention and before you know it, the lessons are over. This chapter allows you to work at your own pace. Lesson transcripts are available for each video lesson. The quizzes allow you chances to watch the parts of the videos that address the correct answers. Let our instructors know if you have any questions while you are studying.

11 Lessons in Chapter 8: Benefits & Leaves of Absence in California Employment
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Employer-Sponsored Benefit Plans: Requirements & Examples

1. Employer-Sponsored Benefit Plans: Requirements & Examples

There are a variety of different employee benefit plans and regulations surrounding them. This lesson will review what an employer sponsored benefit plan is, and what California's specific legal requirements are.

Family Leave in California: Laws, Obligations & Compliance

2. Family Leave in California: Laws, Obligations & Compliance

In this lesson, we will discuss California's Family Leave program, the laws that pertain to family leave, and how these laws apply in the state of California.

Taking Paid Sick Leave in California

3. Taking Paid Sick Leave in California

This lesson will help employees in the State of California determine if they have eligibility for paid sick leave according to the new law that went into effect on January 1, 2015. Qualifications and usage guidelines will also be reviewed.

COBRA: Overview and Importance

4. COBRA: Overview and Importance

Health insurance is one of the most important benefits an employee receives. In this lesson, you'll learn how COBRA allows an employee to keep his insurance coverage after he has left employment. A short quiz follows.

California State Disability Insurance: Definition & Eligibility

5. California State Disability Insurance: Definition & Eligibility

This lesson will provide you with information about California's State Disability Insurance program and eligibility requirements. The difference between disability insurance and paid family leave will also be reviewed.

Effects of Paid Family Leave on Employers & Employees

6. Effects of Paid Family Leave on Employers & Employees

This lesson will explore the Parent and Family Leave program and its effect on businesses and employees. You will gain an understanding of this historic law which, in part, allows individual workers to take time off and retain the right to return to work for the care of various family members.

Pregnancy Disability Leave Requirements & Eligibility

7. Pregnancy Disability Leave Requirements & Eligibility

In this lesson, we will specifically discuss Pregnancy Disability Leave in the state of California. We will go into detail about who can take it, for how long, if they receive compensation, insurance coverage and job protection.

California Family Rights Act: Definition & Purpose

8. California Family Rights Act: Definition & Purpose

In this lesson, you will learn the meaning and reason for the establishment of the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). You will also learn about requirements for displaying documents related to the California Family Rights Act.

Types of Leave Protections

9. Types of Leave Protections

Different states have different leave protections for their workers. This lesson discusses Pregnancy Disability Leave, the California Family Rights Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act as well as the posting requirements.

Forms of Protected Time Off in California

10. Forms of Protected Time Off in California

This lesson will review the forms of protected time off in California. Paid Sick Leave, Kin Care, and Pregnancy Disability leave will be discussed along with the 11 additional protected labor leave laws that are less well known.

Time Off for Voting in California

11. Time Off for Voting in California

California has laws that protect the ability of voters to exercise their voting rights without jeopardizing their income. In this lesson we'll look at California's time off for voting laws and the employer obligations to post notices regarding the law.

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