Legal Question in Medical Leave in California

hello my mother passed and i want to know if there are any laws that entitle me to any paid bereavement time...please advise.

Asked on 10/18/10, 12:46 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Kirschbaum Law Offices of Michael R. Kirschbaum

I'm very sorry about your mother. To answer your question, the California State legislature passed a bereavement bill this year. Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed the bill saying it was unfair to businesses. So, no, there are no laws entitling you to bereavement leave, with or without pay. Maybe the next Governor will see things differently.

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Answered on 10/25/10, 10:50 am

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