TIME OFF FROM WORK FOR SCHOOL RELATED ACTIVITIES
Did you know that in many cases your employer legally has to let you off work to be involved in activities related to your child’s school? Please see the excerpt below taken from California Law.
If you need proof that you attended a school event – I would be happy to provide documentation for your job!
LABOR CODE - LAB
DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.5]
( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
PART 1. COMPENSATION [200 - 452]
( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
CHAPTER 1. Payment of Wages [200 - 273]
( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
ARTICLE 1. General Occupations [200 - 244]
( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
(a) (1) An employer who employs 25 or more employees working at the same location shall not discharge or in any way discriminate against an employee who is a parent of one or more children of the age to attend kindergarten or grades 1 to 12, inclusive, or a licensed child care provider, for taking off up to 40 hours each year, for the purpose of either of the following child-related activities:
(A) To find, enroll, or reenroll his or her child in a school or with a licensed child care provider, or to participate in activities of the school or licensed child care provider of his or her child, if the employee, prior to taking the time off, gives reasonable notice to the employer of the planned absence of the employee. Time off pursuant to this subparagraph shall not exceed eight hours in any calendar month of the year.