ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — Workers in companies with at least five employees could take up to three months off from work to care for a family member without fear of losing their job under a bill that narrowly passed the California Senate on Thursday. California was one of the first states to make sure some workers keep getting paid when they take time off to care for a family member. The money doesn't come from companies, but from state disability insurance taxes the workers pay. But many people who work for smaller companies don't use the program because they are not guaranteed to keep their jobs. State law only protects jobs for people who work at companies with at least 50 employees. Thursday, the state Senate voted 21-12 to change that law to ensure job protec
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