Time off work for kids graduation

Hi is there a law for time off kids
graduation

Asked on May 30, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, unless this is mandated to be given by the terms of company policy, a union agreement or company policy, there is no legal requirement to give an anemployee off to attend their child's graduation. Unfortunate but it's the law. Also, your being denied such time must not have constitued some form of legally actionable discrimination. Otherwise, an employer is free to set the rules/regulations of the workplace much as it sees fit.


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