Employment Law

Representing California Employees

From retaliation to wrongful termination, employment law cases can be very difficult and exhausting to prove, as California employers often utilize strategies to protect ourselves from liability. However, our employment lawyers at Jonny Law I have repeatedly obtained results and have a lower our clients to prevail against major corporations in Los Angeles and elsewhere.

Employees standing up to corporations should have someone helping us for their rights, regardless of the challenges to the case. The state is the same whether the employer works for a small business or a major corporation. When you hire our Los Angeles employment law firm, we will pursue with our best efforts throughout the entire legal process. 

Some common employment law claims include:

  • Wrongful termination
  • COVID-19 wrongful termination
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  • Retaliation for a protected activity
  • Wage and Hour
  • Sexual harassment
  • Contract disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Employer misconduct
 

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What is Employment Law?

Employment law is an area of law that is mostly based on understanding the rights and the duties in the employee – employer relationship. Employment law encompasses pay rates, the workplace environment, work hours, employment agreements, hiring, firing, training, discrimination, business contracts, and any other aspect that is within the world place. There are many times where an employee becomes wrong then they need legal assistance to fight against an employer or any other person in order to obtain justice. In these kinds of cases, our Los Angeles employment attorneys are equipped to handle that tough and complicated challenges that encompass employment law claims. There are many times where the only thing left to do for the employee is to file a lawsuit against their employer or the other person that’s responsible. There are certain steps that you may be required to take prior to initiating an employment lawsuit against your employer, whether it be reporting them to the proper government agency or the lake. A local employment lawyer can assist in guiding you as to which course of action is the best for your unique situation. If a certain government agency isn’t able to resolve your problem in order to obtain the compensation that you may be entitled to, you may need to initiate a lawsuit against your employer to obtain your economic and non-economic damages. Employees that are victims of the wrongdoings of their employers need aggressive and compassionate litigators on their side. We have devoted our careers to helping the working people who are subjected to unlawful business practices and sometimes do not get the opportunities that they deserve due to unlawful and discriminatory conduct.

What Federal Laws Protect Los Angeles Employees?

There are many types of laws, both federal and state laws, that can protect workers in Los Angeles and throughout California. The federal employment laws apply to everyone in the United States and were brought into fruition because of the discrimination and harassment in the workplace is overtime. California also has the ability to pass their own employment laws. California, compared to other states, is often referred to as an “employee-friendly” state that cares about its employees. The following are various federal laws that may protect you as a worker in Los Angeles:

  • Wage and hour laws
  • Whistleblower and retaliation laws
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)
  • Title VII on workplace discrimination

 

What California Laws Protect Employees

There are many state employment laws that help employees with certain rights and demand responsibilities and employers. California law prohibits acts of discrimination against protected classes as well as wrongful termination. These laws help give employees a starting point so they can make claims and initiate lawsuits against their employers. For example, the Fair Employment and Housing Act makes it illegal for employers with five or more workers to discriminate against job applicants and employees on the basis of a protected class, such as race, gender, ethnicity, disability, and other classes. The California Family Rights Act, also mandates that employers provide certain leave for employees regarding the birth of a child without being threatened with a job loss if the employer has 50 or more employees. Employers that have five or more employees are also required to provide reasonable leave for up to four months for a pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. There are many state laws that have major affects regarding protecting employees from discrimination and other types of adverse employment actions. Employers don’t always have the ability to terminate employment or demote an employee. If they do so for illegal reasons, then the victims of adverse employment actions can take legal action. It’s very important that you consult with an experienced Los Angeles employment lawyers that you can find out what course of action you can take.

The following are various state laws that may protect you as a worker in Los Angeles:

  • California Family Rights Act (CFRA)
  • Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Ralph Civil Rights Act 

How Our Los Angeles Employment Lawyers Can Help With Employment Lawsuits

Employment law is a vast area that can cover all aspects of life. It can cover your entire future and financial security with your family. You should not let any discriminatory or negligent acts of your employer decide your future. What the assistance from our employment lawyers, you can start on your path to make your own life decisions. The attorneys at Jonny Law to represent workers in Los Angeles and throughout California for employment related cases. From sexual-harassment to wait in our actions, we are able to provide solid legal assistance to assist you in the goals you want to pursue. Our team of Experienced employment lawyers have devoted their careers to representing California employees, not employers. Our Los Angeles employment law firm has years of experiences and handling the complicated situation that employees face in today’s work environment.

We sincerely know the consequences of a job loss or suffering through a hostile work environment. Our law firm takes cases only on a contingency fee basis, which means that you are only pay fees if we are able to recover for you. Therefore, there is no risk in speaking to us for a free consultation just to see whether your case has merit to it. Employees throughout Southern California have relied on our law firm for aggressive litigation, and compassionate representation. Let us work for you. When your boss or employer tries to harass you, or otherwise put you in harms way, you can bring a lawsuit against them to pursue justice in terms of monetary compensation. With our assistance, we can guide you throughout the entire process, from before a lawsuit all the way through a jury trial.

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