For more information on the resources listed below, go to www.unioncounsel.net or contact a labor law attorney at Weinberg, Roger, and Rosenfeld at 510-337-1001.
California State Unemployment Insurance
*Note: UI benefits are paid for by employer taxes. No deductions are taken from employee’s wages. If you believe you are owed benefits, you have the right to file an appeal.
California Paid Family Leave
State Disability Insurance Benefits
*SDI is not available to some public employees if they have not paid into SDI. Your paystubs will show if you have paid into SDI.
Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act
If you believe your employer is improperly refusing you paid sick leave under the FFCRA, you may call 1-866-4US-WAGE (1-866-487-9243). In most cases, you can also file a lawsuit against your employer directly without contacting WHD.
*Note: Many employers also provide paid time off, paid sick time, and other available forms of paid leave, which continue to be available for use but you need not necessarily exhaust.