We are California employment lawyers focusing on assisting employees and executives.
Our California employment attorneys handle all employment-related matters including contract and severance negotiations, wrongful termination, commission and bonus disputes, wage & hour class actions, sexual harassment, and discrimination claims.
We represent people at all levels from C-suite executives and middle managers to hourly workers.
Our employment law firm has offices in the following locations:
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We represent employees and executives in all matters including:
California employers are required to provide non-exempt employees with meal and rest breaks. If they are not provided, the employer must provide you with one extra hour of pay for each missed break.
As of 2020, the minimum wage in California is $12 per hour. Certain cities, such as Los Angeles and San Francisco have higher minimum wages, $14.25, and $15.59, respectively.
Click here for more on minimum wages in California.
Employers cannot fire or otherwise mistreat you for being pregnant or having a baby.
Employers are also required to provide reasonable accommodations to make work possible while you’re pregnant such as longer breaks and time to see the doctor.
Did you close a large transaction and lose your commission? This is a common occurrence in California and we have helped people recover unpaid commissions.
Sexual harassment is still a common part of working life for many people. Our California employment lawyers can help you through it and stop the harasser.
It’s illegal to fire or otherwise mistreat an employee on account of their disability. If you have lost your job because of a disability, please call us to see if we can help.
Are you an employee or an independent contractor? If you are misclassified as an independent contractor you will lose out on overtime pay, breaks, and other benefits that can add up.
Call our California employment lawyers to see if you have been misclassified. This page will help you understand the difference: Independent Contractor versus Employee
All hourly workers, and even some salaried workers, are entitled to overtime pay in California. You are entitled to overtime pay if you work more than 8 hours in a day or more than 40 hours in a week.
Contact us if you are not receiving overtime pay for those extra hours.
Has your employer fired you for an illegal reason? Wrongful termination cases can produce large settlements. Our employment lawyers in California can help.
We help executives review and negotiate severance packages. Please contact us if you would like assistance with a severance agreement.
Not only are you entitled to recover business expenses, but you are also entitled to receive interest on the amounts you spent to carry out your employment duties.
If you work in California and are concerned about how to handle your employee separation agreement, contact our office today to set up a review and consultation.
No matter your job, some amount of workplace conflict is a normal, if unpleasant, part of professional life. Sometimes, though, situations arise that are more distressing and offensive than a regular interpersonal dispute.
Unfortunately, employers often misunderstand or misuse the FMLA, denying California employees their legally-entitled medical leave or punishing them unfairly for exercising their right to request it.