2020 Pregnancy & Family Leave Workshop for Employers

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The Green Room (War Memorial)

401 Van Ness Avenue

2nd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94102

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2020 Pregnancy & Family Leave Workshop: An Overview of Employer Responsibilities Regarding Job Protection and Benefits.

Please join the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), California Employment Development Division (EDD), California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), and San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) to learn about employer responsibilities for employees who are pregnant or become new parents in 2020.

This workshop will cover wage replacement benefits, job protections, lactation accommodation, the eight weeks of Paid Family Leave (which begins in July 2020) and additional laws applicable to employees in San Francisco.

Workshop Topics

Leave From Work: Employer Responsibilities - DFEH

Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Benefits - EDD

Paid Parental Leave Ordinance (PPLO) - OLSE

Lunch Break & Agency Tabling

CA Lactation Law - DLSE

SF Lactation Law and Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance – OLSE

Based on limited space, we are requesting that only two individuals from each company participate in the workshop. We will make the workshop materials available to everyone after the event.

Please note that you must check in by 9:15 am to secure your reservation. If you have not checked in by that time, your reservation will be released.


What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event?

The Green Room is accessible by the San Francisco MUNI lines 5, 47, and 49. The Green Room is within walking distance of Civic Center BART and the Market & Van Ness Street Muni lines F, J, K, L, M, N, 6, 7, 9, 21, and 71 lines.

What is the date, time and location of the workkshop?

The workshop is on January 28, 2020. It begins at 8:45 am and will end at 3:00 pm. It is held at the Green Room, within the San Francisco War Memorial & Peforming Arts Center at 401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco.

What if I have accommodation or language needs?

If you have accommodation needs or need to have interpretation services, please contact by January 6, 2020.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have questions, please e-mail Please allow up to two business days for a response.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration does not match the person who attends?

Based on limited space, tickets and registration are only transferable to another employee within the same organization.

Who should attend?

Employers, or their representatives, who have a global workforce of twenty or more employees with at least one employee who works in San Francisco.

What are my parking options?

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San Francisco, CA 94102

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