(a) An appointing authority shall not refuse to hire, and shall not discharge, suspend, expel, or discriminate against, any individual because of any of the following:
(1) An individual's exercise of the right to family care leave provided by subdivision (a) of Section 12945.2.
(2) An individual's giving information or testimony as to his or her own family care leave, or another person's family care leave, in any inquiry or proceeding related to rights guaranteed under Section 12945.2.
(b) This section shall not be construed to require any changes in existing collective bargaining agreements during the life of the contract, or until January 1, 1993, whichever occurs first.
(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1232, Sec. 1.)