CalChamber to Host Live Webinar on Pregnancy Disability Leave – February 16

Recorded Webinar Available at the CalChamber Store

California law provides strong protections for pregnant employees, including requiring employers to reasonably accommodate pregnant workers and provide them with Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL).

To help employers understand exactly what to do when they find out a California employee is pregnant, the California Chamber of Commerce is hosting a live webinar on Thursday, February 16 from 10-11:30 a.m.

In this webinar CalChamber’s employment law experts will address some of the more common employer issues:

  • Employee leave rights under PDL;
  • Employers’ obligations to provide reasonable accommodations;
  • Pay and benefits during PDL, including coordination with sick leave, vacation and state disability insurance (SDI);
  • Baby bonding leave rights;
  • Lactation accommodation;
  • Notice and policy requirements;
  • Best practices.

In addition, the webinar purchase includes a recorded version that’s available after the live event.

CalChamber Presenters


CalChamber hosts for the live webinar include:

  • Erika Frank, executive vice president, legal affairs, and general counsel. She joined CalChamber in April 2004 as a policy advocate and general counsel, leveraging her 10 years of legal, governmental and legislative experience. Named vice president of legal affairs in 2009 and executive vice president at the start of 2017, she is CalChamber’s subject matter expert on California and federal employment law. Frank oversees and contributes to CalChamber labor law and human resources compliance publications; co-produces and presents webinars and seminars; and heads the Labor Law Helpline. J.D. McGeorge School of Law.
  • Erika Pickles, employment law counsel and HR adviser. Pickles joined CalChamber in 2015. She previously represented employers in California and federal employment law litigation, class actions, and private arbitration involving a range of workplace-related issues, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination claims. She also investigated and responded to administrative claims before state and federal agencies, and conducted employment law training seminars. J.D. University of San Francisco School of Law.


For more information or to register for this live webinar, call (800) 331-8877 or go online. The cost is $199 ($159.20 for CalChamber Preferred and Executive members).

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