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CA extends paid family leave to in-laws, siblings and others




Children walk alongside an adult on May 13, 2014.
Children walk alongside an adult on May 13, 2014.
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Another law that kicks into effect today expands the scope California's paid family leave law.

For the past decade, workers have been able to receive paid time off while taking care of a sick child, parent, spouse or domestic partner. Now, the range of people one can care for has expanded to include siblings, grandparents, in-laws and grandchildren. 

For more on this Take Two is joined by Julia Parish, attorney with the Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center.