Legal Question in Medical Leave in California

Intermittent Bonding

Does an employee have to have manager's approval in order to take bonding leave intermittently in California?

Asked on 2/07/08, 3:18 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Terry A. Nelson Nelson & Lawless

Re: Intermittent Bonding

Of course. You have to comply with company rules and regs about notice, etc., just like any other employee or leave. IF you're qualified for it, the company is obligated to reasonably grant it. However, the law is not designed for 'intermittent' leave. Request it correctly or not at all. Discuss it with your HR. If the company illegally refuses a qualified request, contact local counsel for the help you'll need.

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Answered on 2/07/08, 4:12 pm

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