Pregnancy Disability Leave Law (PDL ), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA) PDL The California Pregnancy Disability Leave law (PDL) is part of California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). It requires employers to provide an employee up to four months of leave for disability due to an employee's pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition. PDL.
The new CFRA regulations are effective July 1, 2015. In recent years, the federal FMLA regulations have been amended significantly, but California’s CFRA regulations did not change. The new CFRA regulations take the changes to the FMLA regulations into account as part of their updates and clarifications.