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California Creates Bereavement Leave Requirement

Oct 10, 2022

 On September 29, 2022, Governor Newsom signed AB 1949, which creates protected bereavement leave under the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). As of January 1, 2023, AB 1949 makes it unlawful for an employer to refuse to grant an eligible employee the opportunity to take up to five days of bereavement leave upon the death of a family member. (Read More)

Article By: Kyra A. Buch and Michelle Barrett Falconer Littler

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