The basic requirements of the FFWO can be summed
up as: Who? What? Why?
Who is eligible? Those who…
► work for any San Francisco employer with 20
employees or more, regardless of location
► have been employed for at least six months
► work at least eight hours per week on a
What can they request?
► Flexible Work schedules, such as:
Number of hours
worked (e.g., part-time)
(e.g., flextime or compressed week)
Work location (telework)
► Predictable schedules
Why do they qualify? To care for...
► child or children under the age of eighteen
► person(s) with serious health condition in a
family relationship with the employee
► parent (age 65 or older) of the employee