This article was first published on Law360 on July 11, 2022. Reprinted by permission.
For many of us, the pandemic has changed where we work, how we work and the things we are juggling while we work since March 2020. The number of individuals who are acting as caregivers while also working fulltime or part-time jobs outside of the house is at an all-time high.
Caregiving responsibilities extend to spouses and children, parents and other older family members, and relatives with disabilities.
California employers are left questioning (1) what they are obligated to do for employees who also act as caregivers, and (2) what they may want to do for employees who also act as caregivers in order to promote recruitment, retention and work-life balance.
Continue Reading Katie A. Collins in Law360: Employer Duties As Pandemic, Caregiver Law Evolve