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DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

PART 3. PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES [920 - 1138.5]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

CHAPTER 3.9. Employee Literacy Assistance [1040 - 1044]
  ( Chapter 3.9 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 339, Sec. 2. )

1040.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Employee Literacy Education Assistance Act.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 339, Sec. 2.)

1041.
  

(a) Every private employer regularly employing 25 or more employees shall reasonably accommodate and assist any employee who reveals a problem of illiteracy and requests employer assistance in enrolling in an adult literacy education program, provided that this reasonable accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on the employer.

(b) For purposes of this section, employer assistance includes, but is not limited to, providing the employee with the locations of local literacy education programs or arranging for a literacy education provider to visit the jobsite.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 339, Sec. 2.)

1042.
  

The employer shall make reasonable efforts to safeguard the privacy of the employee as to the fact that he or she has a problem with illiteracy.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 339, Sec. 2.)

1043.
  

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require an employer to provide time off with pay for an employee to enroll and participate in an adult literacy education program.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 339, Sec. 2.)

1044.
  

An employee who reveals a problem of illiteracy and who satisfactorily performs his or her work shall not be subject to termination of employment because of the disclosure of illiteracy.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 339, Sec. 2.)

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