Employment Law

Wage & Hour

Both federal and state laws protect employees in the United States and ensure they are paid fully and fairly. Sometimes though, those laws are violated by employers. Sometimes the employer is unaware of their wrongdoing, but employers often try to take advantage of their workers and try to get away with not paying them the …

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Wrongful Termination

California employment is ordinarily “at will,” meaning that your employer can terminate you for no reason or a reason that you do not like. However, employers are not allowed to terminate you in violation of a law, your employment contract, or public policy. If you were terminated unlawfully, you may be able to recover damages …

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Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment includes any unwelcome conduct, such as unwanted sexual advances, touching, memes or graphics, derogatory remarks, and slurs. The harassing conduct does not need to be motivated by sexual desire; it just needs to be based on the victim’s sex. Sexual harassment can be perpetrated by either sex and may be directed toward somebody …

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Retaliation

Employment retaliation laws would not hold much weight if you could be punished by your employer for exercising your rights under them. Accordingly, retaliation laws and other employment laws include provisions to protect employees against retaliation by their employers. If you were harmed by retaliation because you engaged in a protected activity in your workplace, …

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Employment Law Attorneys

Our Employment Law practice includes federal, state, and local laws that employers are required to follow in connection with their employees. Employers in California are not supposed to discriminate against employees or permit harassment. They should pay at least the minimum wage and give their employees adequate meal and rest breaks. When an employee works …

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Discrimination

Employment discrimination occurs whenever a job applicant or employee is treated adversely because of his or her membership in a protected class. Federal and state laws protect different classes, although there is some overlap in protected classes. Federal Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, …

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