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Harassment consists of verbal, physical or visual conduct creating an intimidating, offensive or hostile work environment interfering with job performance. Verbal harassment include epithets, derogatory jokes, comments, or slurs. Physical harassment includes assault, unwanted touching, and impeding or blocking movement, or any physical interference with normal work or movement. Visual harassment includes posters, objects, photographs, cartoons, drawings, or gestures that are derogatory or offensive.
Illegal harassment occurs when (1) submission to or rejection of unwelcome conduct is made a condition of employment, (2) submission to or rejection of unwelcome conduct is a basis for an employment decision (for example, receiving benefits, promotions, raises), or (3) the unwelcome conduct interferes with an employee's work performance of creates an intimidating, offensive or hostile work environment, even if it is does not lead to tangible or economic consequences.
Includes pregnancy, family leave, disability leave. Eligible employees are entitled to take leaves from work, for various reasons including pregnancy, military obligations, family leave or as necessary to reasonably accommodate a legally qualified disability.
California and federal law entitle eligible employees to up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave each year for specified family and medical reasons.
Family medical leave is permitted for any of the following reasons: to care for a newborn child; to care for a child placed with the employee for adoption or foster care; to care for the employee's spouse, child or parent who has a serious health condition; or to care for the employee's own serious medical condition rendering the employee unable to perform the essential functions of the employee's position.
A California female employee may take up to four months of pregnancy leave in addition to up to 12 weeks of family medical leave to care for her newborn child.