The Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh

Experts in Workplace Rights for Bay Area Workers

1388 Sutter Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 593-0076
Fax: (415) 673-5606

Practice Areas

The Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh assists plaintiffs in the following areas of employment law: Stock Option Disputes, Age Discrimination, Pensions and Benefits, Trade Secrets, Severance Packages, Physical and Drug Tests, Gender and Sex Discrimination, Libel and Slander, Defamation, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Family and Medical Leave, Race or Nationality Discrimination, Covenants Not to Compete, Wrongful Termination, Workplace Disputes, Disability Discrimination, Reasonable Accommodation, Pregnancy Discrimination, Pregnancy Leave, Sick Leave, Gay and Lesbian Rights, Wages and Overtime Pay.

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Topic of the Week

Getting Past Your Past: Career Survival Skills

Career screw-ups don't have to be career-enders, just a speed bump that you can drive around to get to the next opportunity.

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Blog of the Week

Garment Factory Workers in Southern California Are Calling for a Boycott of American Apparel

The General Brotherhood of American Apparel Workers (GBWAA), a union for garment workers at American Apparel’s southern California manufacturing facilities—one of which, its downtown Los Angeles location, is the largest garment-making factory in the country—has called for a boycott of the brand’s merchandise, pointing to mass layoffs and reduced compensation and benefits that have intensified since new management in January 2015 began a process of post-bankruptcy restructuring throughout the corporation.

Thought for the Week

"Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable you will never be able to truly change at all, because you'll be forever in the control of things you can't give up."

–Andy Law

List of the Week

from More Than a Resume

Different Times: 95% of parents agree job hunting is different today

  • 73%, say they do not have the right knowledge and contacts to help their child
  • 68% percent don't know how help
  • 58% say they do not have a trusted network for support and help in this process 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. U.S. employment slows as only 160,000 jobs created in April, joblessness rate at 5.0 percent
  2. Women in Tech Band Together to Track Diversity, After Hours
  3. How paid family leave could become a reality in the U.S.
  4. Rule on Arbitration Would Restore Right to Sue Banks
  5. Tracking the Trends in Bringing Our Own Devices to Work