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California Pregnancy Disability Leave: FAQs and Common Pitfalls [PODCAST]

In this podcast, Karen Tynan and Jill Schubert cover the key provisions of California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave Law, including the interaction with other leave statutes, permissible uses for leave, common pitfalls for employers, best practices for documentation, and more.

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Karen Tynan, employment lawyer, Ogletree Deakins
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Karen Tynan is an of counsel attorney in the Sacramento office of Ogletree Deakins. Karen is originally from the state of Georgia, and after graduating with honors from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, she worked for Chevron Shipping Company for ten years – sailing as a ship's officer on oil tankers rising to the rank of Chief Officer with her Unlimited Master’s License as well as San Francisco Bay pilotage endorsement.  Karen was the highest ranking woman in the Chevron fleet when she left her seafaring life.  This maritime and petroleum experience is unique among employment...

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Jill is an associate in the Sacramento office of Ogletree Deakins.  Her employment litigation practice focuses on defending employers and individuals in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings and arbitrations.  She has experience handling claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and defamation. She has significant experience representing public entities and non-profits, including public universities, counties, cities, school districts, religious organizations, and healthcare systems throughout California.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Jill worked at a Sacramento litigation defense firm where she represented public and private entities throughout various stages of litigation.  During law school, she externed for the Hon. Consuelo M. Callahan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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