PAID FAMILY LEAVE (PFL)
What is Paid Family Leave and Am I Eligible?
Effective July 1, 2004, eligible PPEO represented employees may take Paid Family Leave to provide care for ill parents, children, or a spouse and to bond with a newborn child, newly adopted child or newly placed foster care child. PFL provides up to six (6) weeks of paid benefits in a 12-month period and is administered by the State of California Employment Development Department. Only employees who are covered by SDI are eligible for this program.
PPEO represented employees:
Management, Confidential, and DSA represented Employees:
PFL is not available. Depending on the nature of your leave you will need to use your sick leave, vacation, CTO, and/or and Management Leave accruals with department head approval.
How do I request benefits?
The application forms are available from the Employment Development Department at www.edd.ca.gov/fleclaimdi.htm. Additional information can also be obtained through the Personnel Department by calling (530) 889-4060.