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Employee Leave

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act

The City shall provide family and medical care leave for eligible employees as required by City policy, state and federal law and as specifically provided in the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act of 1993 (CFRA). If possible, employees must provide thirty (30) days advance notice of leave.

Family and Medical Leave Policy
FMLA Request Form
Request for Leave or Notification of Absence

Note: The City of Petaluma does not pay into State Disability Insurance (SDI), so this program is not available to City of Petaluma employees.

Pregnancy Disability Leave

The City shall provide pregnancy disability leave (PDL) for eligible employees as required by City policy and applicable state law and as specifically provided in the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Family Medical Leave Act. If possible, employees must provide thirty (30) days advance notice of leave.

Pregnancy Disability Leave Information
Pregnancy Disability Leave FAQ's

Other Types of Leave

Please consult HR or your Unit's MOU about other types of leave, and use the forms below:

  • Sick Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Election Officer Leave and Voting Leave
  • Leave of Absence Without Pay
  • Military Leave
  • School Visitation Leave
  • Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Leave
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