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San Francisco Employee Protections 2019 Part II

The City & County of San Francisco shields workers from employer exploitation through the implementation of various laws conferring rights, remedies, and protections on employees.  Not surprisingly, San Francisco employees are some of the nations most protected workers. This article provides a broad survey of some of the many laws actively ...

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San Francisco Employee Protections 2019

san francisco employee protections

The City & County of San Francisco shields workers from employer exploitation through the implementation of various laws conferring rights, remedies, and protections on employees. Not surprisingly, San Francisco employees are some of the nations most protected workers. This article provides a broad survey of the many laws actively protecting San Francisco employees. For more information about these laws, San Francisco employee protections, or to discuss an employer violation, please contact Astanehe Law for your free consultation.

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Everything You Need to Know About California Unemployment

California Unemployment Insurance FAQ

The Employment Development Department (“EDD”) administers the Unemployment Insurance program in California. Unemployed workers can receive up to twenty-six weeks of regular unemployment benefits as well as extensions. Understanding the program is crucial to obtaining Unemployment compensation. Mistakes and misinterpretations of program rules can render an unemployed individual ineligible for the benefits they paid into while employed. Continue reading this article to discover how California’s Unemployment Insurance program functions.

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Workplace Harassment & Bullying in California Examples

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No person should be forced to endure workplace harassment. Although widely recognized, employers, managers, and supervisors do not always honor this oft-espoused precept. All too often, California employees must tolerate severe workplace harassment. Employer-perpetrated harassment, usually undertaken by a deplorable manager or supervisor, can garner feelings of helplessness because the employee may feel as if they must choose between challenging bullying or putting food on the table. This choice is false.

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How to Slash Through EDD Red Tape and Swiftly Collect Your California Unemployment Benefits in 2019

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In passing the program eighty-seven years ago, lawmakers intended to reduce the suffering caused by involuntary unemployment. However, the bureaucrats at California’s Employment Development Department (“EDD”), the state agency charged with administering California’s Unemployment Insurance program, often make securing unemployment benefits a time consuming, stressful, and burdensome ordeal. Don’t let EDD keep you from receiving the benefits you paid into while employed. Continue reading this article to learn how to apply for your unemployment benefits successfully and discover your options, should EDD deny your application.

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California Wage & Hour Law 2019

Employees considering legal action against their employers should consider that a successful employer can get a fee award against the employee-plaintiff if the court finds that the employee brought the action in bad faith. California Labor Code § 218.5(a). Accordingly, do not initiate an action against your employer without contacting Astanehe Law for a free case evaluation first! Let Astanehe Law assist you in mounting a winning case against your employer.

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San Francisco Bay Area Wrongful Termination Attorney

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Your employer cannot discharge you without a justified reason. If your former employer discharged you without good cause, you might have a legal claim for wrongful termination. Michael M. Astanehe of San Francisco based Astanehe Law is an aggressive and experienced civil litigator well positioned to litigate your California employment claim for wrongful termination against your former employer.

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