Leave Rights Articles

Helpful Legal Guides Explaining Leave Rights-Related Topics

Pregnancy Leave Law in California

Under California law, many women have a right to take a period of pregnancy leave after the birth of their child. Here, a California attorney explains the legal rights of new mothers.

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Lactation Break Law in California: The Right to Pump at Work

Nursing mothers have important legal rights in California workplaces. Here, one of our attorneys provides a simple overview of those rights.

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Maternity Leave Law in California

"Maternity leave" is the time a woman takes off from her job for the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of her new child. In California, many women have a legal right to be absent from work during and after their pregnancy, without having to risk losing their jobs.

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Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) Law in California

In California, there are generally two types of maternity leave a woman can take: pregnancy disability leave (PDL) and baby bonding leave. This article takes a closer look at PDL, its requirements, and how women can use it during and after their pregnancy.

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Paternity Leave Law in California

"Paternity leave" is the time a father takes off from his job for the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of his new child. In California, many men have a legal right to be absent from work after they become a new father, without having to risk losing their jobs.

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