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my sister died. I have a home office, but my company claims it as an office location on my business cards an in lit. They say I did not qualify for family leave because I don't work in a proper office with 50 or more employees. I was told by a legal student that under CA law that i was entiltled to 3 days paid leave when a death in the immediate family occurs if you work for a company that has a total of 50 fulltime employees. (this is 3 days in addition to the 2 wks of leave given to employees in our company for sick and vacation leave.)
What am I entitled to? please specify statute so I can relay to my HR department
I had to max vacation leave and take many unpaid days
...3 days of pay is worth alot of money to me. pls help!
PS. Would not have found the following update without your help....
CURRENT BILL STATUS for A.B. No. 325From:http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_0301-0350/ab_325_bill_20111010_status.html
MEASURE : A.B. No. 325AUTHOR(S) : Bonnie Lowenthal (Coauthor: Monning).TOPIC : Employee's right to bereavement leave.+LAST AMENDED DATE : 09/02/2011LAST HIST. ACT. DATE: 10/09/2011LAST HIST. ACTION : Vetoed by Governor.VETOEDCOMM. LOCATION : SEN APPROPRIATIONSCOMM. ACTION DATE : 07/11/2011COMM. ACTION : Do pass as amended.COMM. VOTE SUMMARY : Ayes: 06 Noes: 03 PASSTITLE : An act to add Section 230.5 to the Labor Code, relatingto employee rights.
TYPE OF BILL : Inactive Non-Urgency Non-Appropriations Majority Vote Required Non-State-Mandated Local Program Fiscal Non-Tax Levy
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