How long can you REALLY take for maternity leave?πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

Lyzette

In California after you exhaust your Pregnancy Disability Leave, how long can you REALLY be out on leave?

From my understanding, according to the California Dept. of Fair Employment & Housing; *PDL-up to 4 months, *CFRA-12 weeks, and *FMLA- 12 weeks.

So am I able to request CFRA for 12 weeks, then request FMLA for an additional 12 weeks? Have any of you California ladies ever take the CFRA AND FMLA concurrently?

Below is the States fact sheet and my HR hand out...