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Finding fairness for tenants in a way a landlord can love

Harold Mesick
San Francisco Chronicle
November 22, 2017
Landlords save money when a tenant departs voluntarily after settling. Also, as the current system favors landlords, the Shriver program makes the eviction process fairer overall.

News Story

State-funded attorneys for low-income residents have success

Bob Egelko
San Francisco Chronicle
July 29, 2017
The project provides legal assistance to people in seven counties, including San Francisco, facing certain types of high-stakes civil suits in which the other side has a lawyer.

News Story

SF restaurants’ employees hungry for valid paychecks

Dominic Fracassa
San Francisco Chronicle
April 16, 2017
With little to show for their efforts, nine workers sued Mission Beach last month, charging that they were being deprived of “the most basic labor protections under state and local law,” according to their lawsuit.

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California pressed to stop collecting students’ citizenship data

Jill Tucker
San Francisco Chronicle
March 27, 2017
Civil rights groups asked California’s attorney general Monday to investigate dozens of school districts across the state that require parents to provide children’s sensitive information such as when they entered the country.

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Legal aid groups prepare for loss of federal funds

Dominic Fracassa
San Francisco Chronicle
March 21, 2017
Legal aid organizations across California are bracing for what could be a devastating financial blow following the release of the Trump administration’s draft budget last week.

News Story

Burma Superstar disputes lawsuit from its employees

Michael Bodley
San Francisco Chronicle
September 17, 2016
Owners of the popular Bay Area restaurant chain Burma Superstar fired back against charges made in a lawsuit that they didn’t fairly pay their employees.

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Court fights over family leave heat up, and workers often win

Bob Egelko
San Francisco Chronicle
June 6, 2016
According to a new study by UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, 4,400 cash settlements have been made over the past decade across the nation alleging discrimination against employees for attempting to carry out their family responsibilities.



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