Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo attorneys are often asked to share their insights, opinions and ideas about the latest issues affecting our clients’ industries and organizations. Here, you will find updated content from the AALRR team about current developments and trends in labor and employment law.

  1. January 11, 2018

    New Year, New Updates to the Paid Family Leave and Disability Benefit Programs

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Allison Scott

    Effective January 1, 2018, benefits under Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) and State Disability Insurance (“SDI”) increased for all income levels and the seven-day waiting period for PFL was eliminated. PFL provides up to six weeks of wage replacement benefits to employees to care for a child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner.  The […] more

  2. April 15, 2016

    California Governor Approves Legislation Raising Paid Family Leave Benefits for Employees

    BY: Allison Scott, Jonathan Judge, Paul Fleck

    On April 11, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 908, which will increase workers’ access to State Disability Insurance (“SDI”) and Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) starting in 2018. PFL provides wage replacement benefits for up to six weeks to care for a child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner.  The State administers PFL […] more