On September 17, 2020, LVBH attorney Wendy Musell and her family joined California Governor Gavin Newsom and workers rights advocates to witness the Governor sign historic legislation which will provide family medical leave protections to six million more Californians. Senate Bill (SB) 1383 guarantees job-protected leave for Californians who work for an employer with five […]
Firefighter Fired for Using Sick Leave to Care for His Family Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against American Canyon Fire Department San Francisco – February 3, 2017 – Lawyers for Carlo Teruel, a 34-year old firefighter-paramedic, have filed suit in Napa County Superior Court against American Canyon Fire Protection District and the City of American Canyon. The […]
Thirty-five years after passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, pregnancy discrimination complaints are still on the rise. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is Congress’ chance to finally make good on the promise to our nation’s mothers that pregnancy discrimination is a thing of the past.
Read more about this important legislation in the recent post on the CELA VOICE blog by Jean Hyams and co-author Mariko Yoshihara.
In her recent blog post on the CELA VOICE, Sharon Vinick offers insight into the growing momentum for workplace flexibility — the commonsense idea that employers should take a flexible approach to meeting the needs of working families. Follow the link to see how Sharon answers the question — “Are workplace flexibility laws the wave […]