The term quid pro quo literally means "something for something." In an employment situation, it usually refers to a type of illegal harassment.
Most California employees are able to draw distinct lines between their personal and professional lives. There are times, however, when family-related situations and emergencies make it difficult or impossible to continue to work. Thankfully, legal protections allow eligible employees to take the time they need off of work without fear of losing their jobs or experiencing other types of retaliatory actions.