California: Time Off For School Related Activities

This policy has been updated to reflect recent amendments to the Family-School Partnership Act (SB 579). This law expands the reasons for which an employee may take job-protected leave under the Family School Partnership Act.

Employers with 25 or more employees working at the same location must allow employees to use up to 40 hours of unpaid time to participate in certain school or childcare related activities. Now, employers also must allow employees to take job-protected time off to find, enroll or reenroll their children in a school or licensed day care.

Be sure to answer the interview questions that precede the policy.