Employment Law Questions? Ask an Employment Lawyer.
I am sorry to hear this.
Is the stress caused by your employment, or something else?
Do you recall when this started or what triggered it?
How many people work at your location and within 75 miles of your job site?
Do you think there are more than 50 employees?
Then you should be eligible to request leave under the CFRA, see
as long as your doctor recommends it and you have worked there for over a year, see
states you are eligible for "(C) Leave because of an employee’s own serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the position of that employee, except for leave taken for disability on account of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions."
I hope this information is helpful.
No, CFRA is broader than the federal FMLA. The differences are outlined here.
Both FMLA and CFRA leave is not required to be paid leave, although some employers do have policies providing for paid leave. But all employers have to maintain your health benefits during CFRA leave, see
You can apply for temporary disability from EDD, see
You can apply on line, see
Thank you for the great rating!