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The California Insurance Equality Act

Insurance providers cannot treat domestic partners and married spouses differently.

Labor Unions: Duty of Fair Representation

A union owes a duty of fair representation to all of the workers it represents. This duty requires that the union act fairly, impartially, and without ill will or discrimination when pursuing a worker"s grievance or when negotiating a new contract with the employer.

Transgender Health and the Law

You have rights to access many healthcare services.

COBRA & CalCOBRA Insurance

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act " better known as COBRA " gives you the legal right to continue group health benefits when they might otherwise end due to job loss, divorce or death.

My Rights if My Employer Declares Bankruptcy

If your employer has filed for bankruptcy, it means that the business is no longer able to pay off its debts to its creditors, and the company has asked the court to help it either plan a repayment schedule (“Chapter 11” bankruptcy) or sell off all its property and use the money to pay off the creditors (“Chapter 7” bankruptcy).

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

File a Healthcare Civil Rights Complaint

Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.

Employer-Sponsored Healthcare Coverage

This article will help you understand: (1) If employer-sponsored coverage is right for you, (2) What services your plan will cover, (3) How to choose a plan, (4), How much you will have to pay for health care, and (5) How to sign up.

Your Health Care Rights

You have rights when receiving medical care.

File a Healthcare Civil Rights Complaint

Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.

Health Insurance Laws & Regulations

Find the new and existing regulations.

My Rights if My Employer Declares Bankruptcy

If your employer has filed for bankruptcy, it means that the business is no longer able to pay off its debts to its creditors, and the company has asked the court to help it either plan a repayment schedule (“Chapter 11” bankruptcy) or sell off all its property and use the money to pay off the creditors (“Chapter 7” bankruptcy).

File a Healthcare Civil Rights Complaint

Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.

How To File a Complaint with the Medical Board

There are three ways that you can file a complaint: 1. Call to have a Complaint Form mailed to you either through the toll-free line (1-800-633-2322) or by calling (916) 263-2424, OR 2. Use the On-line Complaint Form, OR 3. Download and Print a Complaint Form

Navigating the Insurance Appeals Process

How to file an appeal and your rights to an external review.

Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI)

LTC insurance benefits may be part of a life insurance or annuity policy, or contained in a freestanding LTC policy.

File a Healthcare Civil Rights Complaint

Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.

How To File a Complaint with the Medical Board

There are three ways that you can file a complaint: 1. Call to have a Complaint Form mailed to you either through the toll-free line (1-800-633-2322) or by calling (916) 263-2424, OR 2. Use the On-line Complaint Form, OR 3. Download and Print a Complaint Form

Ask WomensLaw.org a Question!

The purpose of this Email Hotline is for WomensLaw to provide basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support.

Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF)

What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.

Top 10 Safety Tips for Seniors

Seniors: Protect yourself from fraud and financial abuse! Be vigilant, be observant. Physical or financial abuse will continue so long as no one knows about it. Listed below are our Top 10 Safety Tips to always keep in mind.

Employer-Sponsored Healthcare Coverage

This article will help you understand: (1) If employer-sponsored coverage is right for you, (2) What services your plan will cover, (3) How to choose a plan, (4), How much you will have to pay for health care, and (5) How to sign up.

Your Health Care Rights

You have rights when receiving medical care.

File a Healthcare Civil Rights Complaint

Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.

Ask WomensLaw.org a Question!

The purpose of this Email Hotline is for WomensLaw to provide basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support.

COBRA & CalCOBRA Insurance

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act " better known as COBRA " gives you the legal right to continue group health benefits when they might otherwise end due to job loss, divorce or death.

Health Insurance Laws & Regulations

Find the new and existing regulations.

How To File a Complaint with the Medical Board

There are three ways that you can file a complaint: 1. Call to have a Complaint Form mailed to you either through the toll-free line (1-800-633-2322) or by calling (916) 263-2424, OR 2. Use the On-line Complaint Form, OR 3. Download and Print a Complaint Form

Information for Fee Waiver

Ask for a Fee Waiver if you can't afford filing fees

Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF)

What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.

Labor Unions: Duty of Fair Representation

A union owes a duty of fair representation to all of the workers it represents. This duty requires that the union act fairly, impartially, and without ill will or discrimination when pursuing a worker"s grievance or when negotiating a new contract with the employer.

Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI)

LTC insurance benefits may be part of a life insurance or annuity policy, or contained in a freestanding LTC policy.

My Rights if My Employer Declares Bankruptcy

If your employer has filed for bankruptcy, it means that the business is no longer able to pay off its debts to its creditors, and the company has asked the court to help it either plan a repayment schedule (“Chapter 11” bankruptcy) or sell off all its property and use the money to pay off the creditors (“Chapter 7” bankruptcy).

Navigating the Insurance Appeals Process

How to file an appeal and your rights to an external review.

Pathways to Effective Communication For Healthcare Providers and Caregivers

Questions to ask at a medical appointment. Legal issues affecting caregivers.

The California Insurance Equality Act

Insurance providers cannot treat domestic partners and married spouses differently.

Top 10 Safety Tips for Seniors

Seniors: Protect yourself from fraud and financial abuse! Be vigilant, be observant. Physical or financial abuse will continue so long as no one knows about it. Listed below are our Top 10 Safety Tips to always keep in mind.

Transgender Health and the Law

You have rights to access many healthcare services.

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