Work & Family Policy Database
Employee Leave: Interference
Subject: Job-Protected Leave, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Family and Medical Leave
Bill: A.B. 592
Sponsor: Lara (D)
Date Introduced: 02/16/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Passed Assembly: 05/23/2011
Passed Senate: 09/07/2011
Enrolled and sent to Governor: 09/20/2011
Makes it unlawful for employers to interfere with, restrain or deny leave for eligible workers under the California Family Rights Act;
Makes it unlawful for employers to interfere with, restrain or deny leave for eligible workers under the state pregnancy disability leave law;
Makes it unlawful under the state pregnancy disability leave law for employers to terminate the health coverage of a worker who takes leave because she is disabled by pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition.
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