When it comes to great places to work, California stands as one of the most employee-focused states in the country. There has been much legislation that protects workers from discrimination, wage violations, and more. Unfortunately, many employers still do what they can to skirt around the law and take advantage of their workers. At Frontier, our Los Angeles employment lawyers know how important it is for you to protect your livelihood. We know California employment laws, and we are prepared to protect your rights when they are in jeopardy.
Employment Law are laws that protects the rights of workers. These laws given to ensure that employees in a organization are safe from any sort of sexual harassment, discrimination, or violations. Employment law can be more confusing than most people expect. There are many qualifications and exceptions that may surprise you, even when you are sure you have a case against an employer. At Frontier, our employment law lawyers are uniquely equipped to help you stay abreast of the ever-changing laws and statutes in California employment law.
Our firm can help you with employment law issues involving:
Wage hour violations: From unpaid overtime to misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor to avoid paying wages, we can help you pursue a claim for wage-related violations.
Sexual harassment: If you experienced unwanted sexual advances in the workplace, you may be able to pursue a claim against your employer.
Wrongful termination: If your employer fired you for an illegal reason, such as discrimination or retaliation, you may qualify for a wrongful termination claim.
Workplace discrimination: Discrimination in the workplace can be in the form of gender, race, religious, age, or retaliation.
Disability discrimination: When employers treat an employee unfairly based on his/her disability, or refused to make reasonable accommodations, they may be violating workplace discrimination laws.
Class action lawsuits: We can help clients pursue class action lawsuits involving faulty products, defective drugs, consumer protection violations, and more.
By utilizing a paperless database at our firm, we have faster, more efficient access to the information our clients need. With us on your side, you will have a clear understanding of the details of your case and what it will take to help you reach your legal goals.
What Damages Can I Recover from My Employer?
When employees take legal actions against their employers for labor violations or misconduct, they are able to recover a variety of damages as relief.
Employees may be able to pursue remedies such as:
Financial compensation such as lost wages and benefits
Emotional distress damages
Reinstatement of job
Punitive damages in egregious cases
Legal expenses such as attorney fees and court costs
Contact an employment attorney to learn more about the damages you can pursue against your employer in your particular case.
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Your job is important, and reporting a violation of labor laws can put you in a compromising position. While it is illegal for an employer to retaliate against you for bringing illegal activities to their attention, it is natural to feel unsure of what to do next. At Frontier, we don’t collect any legal fees from our clients—only from their settlements’ mandated attorney fees. We are happy to answer your questions and help you determine if you have a case at no cost to you.
Our firm also regularly collaborates with other legal teams to ensure we provide clients with the complete representation they need. If you are a law firm that needs more support for a given case, we offer our tools and support to help ensure the best possible outcome for your client.
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