Parental Leaves for Education Workers
Legal Update

Parental Leaves for Education Workers

Members frequently ask how to prepare for childbirth or adoption, and which laws and programs provide benefits. Join one of our attorneys to find out how it all works and provide the answers your members need.

  • Are school employees entitled to the leave and pay provisions of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)?
  • How do you know if you’re eligible for disability benefits, and under which plans?
  • What are your rights to child-bonding leave?
  • What benefits are common in union contracts, and how do members coordinate all of these benefits with the employer?