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Changes to the California Family Rights Act and Small Employer Family Leave Mediation

Changes to the California Family Rights Act and Small Employer Family Leave Mediation

California Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 1383 (SB 1383) which greatly expanded the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). Some of the notable changes include: Expanded Definition of Family Members – The list of family members is expanded to include siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, and domestic partners. Additionally, the definition of “child” now covers all adult children as well as children of a domestic partner.

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