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Other Common Disaster Legal Issues: Protecting the Rights of Employees and Employers After A Disaster and Consumer Rights, Responsibilities and Protections After a Disaster

Recorded on: Apr. 9, 2018
Running Time: 01:00:20

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Taken from the Web Program Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of Disaster Recorded April 2018 in San Francisco

Other Common Disaster Legal Issues: Protecting the Rights of Employees and Employers After A Disaster and Consumer Rights, Responsibilities and Protections After a Disaster [01:00:20]

  • Employment
     • Unemployment Insurance (UI)
     • Disaster Unemployment Insurance (DUA) and immigrant eligibility
     • Workers’ Compensation post-disaster
     • Disaster as pretext for wrongful termination, discrimination, discipline, etc.
     • Wage and hour violations
     • Workplace safety and health issues
     • Leaves of absence
     • Immigrant eligibility 

  • Consumer
     • Debt collection issues
     • Obligations when personal property purchased on credit or leased is destroyed in a disaster
     • Avoiding scams and home repair fraud
     • Addressing identity theft
     • Price gouging
     • Credit reporting

Claire Johnson Raba, Maria Tapia-Hernandez (via videoconference)

Presentation Material

  • Post-Disaster Employment Law Issues (PowerPoint slides)
    Maria Tapia-Hernandez
  • Consumer Law Issues After a Disaster (PowerPoint slides)
    Claire Johnson Raba
  • Workers’ Rights After a Disaster (English)
    Maria Tapia-Hernandez
  • Workers’ Rights After a Disaster (Spanish), Derechos de los Trabajadores Después de un Desastre
    Maria Tapia-Hernandez
  • California Disaster Relief Consumer Rights Agenda, Bay Area Legal Aid
    Claire Johnson Raba
  • Cash Flow Budget Worksheet, Your Money, Your Goals, CFPB
    Claire Johnson Raba
  • Sample Letter for Identity Theft – Credit Reporting Agency
    Claire Johnson Raba
  • Sample Letter for Identity Theft – Creditor
    Claire Johnson Raba
  • Sample Letter for Identity Theft – Extended Fraud Alert
    Claire Johnson Raba
  • California Disaster Relief Consumer Rights Resources, Bay Area Legal Aid
    Claire Johnson Raba
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Claire Johnson Raba ~ Staff Attorney, Consumer Law Unit Coordinator, Bay Area Legal Aid
Maria Tapia-Hernandez ~ San Diego County Workers’ Rights Fellow, Legal Aid at Work
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