Chapter 8. California Paid Family Leave: Is It Working for Caregivers?

  1. Amy Marcus-Newhall2,
  2. Diane F. Halpern3 and
  3. Sherylle J. Tan3
  1. Diane F. Halpern3,
  2. Sherylle J. Tan3 and
  3. Melissa Carsten1

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch8

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

How to Cite

Halpern, D. F., Tan, S. J. and Carsten, M. (2008) California Paid Family Leave: Is It Working for Caregivers?, in The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach (eds A. Marcus-Newhall, D. F. Halpern and S. J. Tan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Scripps College, USA

  2. 3

    Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, Claremont McKenna College, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Claremont Graduate University, USA

  2. 3

    Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, Claremont McKenna College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163453

Online ISBN: 9781444305272

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Keywords:

  • Everyday Lives of Families (CELF);
  • conducting work–family research - taking the temperature of family life;
  • evidence for caregiver burden;
  • potential benefits of California paid family leave;
  • local caregiver support groups;
  • caregivers attempting to balance work and family responsibilities - benefitting from CPFL;
  • Proclamation of National Family Caregivers Month;
  • biology of stress;
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - provides workers with job security

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evidence for Caregiver Burden

  • Potential Benefits of California Paid Family Leave

  • Our Study

  • Use of California Paid Family Leave

  • Conclusions and Implications

  • References