June 16 - State Disability Insurance General Overview Presentation (Webcast - FREE for Members)

JUNE 16, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. PT
Not able to attend? Register now and watch the recorded webcast on-demand.

Effective July 1, 2020, Senate Bill 83 will extend the maximum duration of Paid Family Leave benefits from 6 weeks to 8 weeks. We wish to partner with the Society for Human Resources Management Northern California to ensure the employer community is aware of the upcoming change to the Paid Family Leave program and which forms will be impacted. Attached is a message that we would appreciate your assistance with disseminating to members as soon as possible.

This is a general overview of the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program. It is not intended to make you an “expert” on SDI, but it provides the general knowledge needed to understand how the program works.


  • California’s State Disability Insurance Program
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Eligibility
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • The Claim Filing Process

PDC: 1
Member: FREE
Non-member: $25
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Jennifer Kohlruss has more than three years of experience working for State Disability Insurance (SDI) at the Employment Development Department. As a Program Representative, she assisted customers by reviewing claims and determining eligibility in accordance with Disability Insurance laws, policies, and procedures. Currently as an Outreach Analyst, she develops and implements strategies to educate Californians about the SDI program. She regularly provides claimant, employer, and medical provider presentations; responds to media and customer inquiries; and attends outreach events. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in business with a concentration in marketing from California State University, Sacramento.
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Wendy Fong
(650) 378-1328