Work & Family Policy Database
Small Necessities Leave
Subject: Small Necessities Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Cal. Lab. Code Sec. 230.8.
Summary: Employers with 25 or more employees must provide workers with up to 40 hours of unpaid, job-protected leave each year to attend their children’s school activities or events.
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