California and many other states offer additional leave benefits for eligible employees (for example, the California Family Rights Act). If you live in a state with its own laws, the law that is most favorable to you (either federal or state) will apply.
Returning to Work
If you are away from work to recover from childbirth or your own illness, you must coordinate your return to work with an Employee Health Services medical case manager.
Caring for a sick child or parent can take its toll – emotionally and financially. Your Sandia medical plan and Sandia’s employee assistance program can point you to many resources to help. Find more details.