Did you know that California has some of the most employee-friendly laws in the country? If you work in California, it’s important to understand your rights. If you’re facing an issue at work, whether it’s discrimination, harassment, or something else, an employment law firm can help. You can depend on an experienced Los Angeles County employment lawyer from RD Law Group to protect your rights and help you navigate the often complex legal system. Whether your case involves wrongful termination, workplace discrimination, or another area of employment law, we will work tirelessly to get you the justice you deserve.
There are many law firms to choose from, so how do you know which to hire? At RD Law Group, our top priority is to protect the rights of California workers. We always put our clients first, and you’ll experience that from our first conversation.
California has strong legal protections for employees. We understand the laws, how they apply to employers, and how to make them work to our client’s advantage. If you have a question, we’ll give you the answer. We never represent businesses or corporations. We are dedicated to helping employees fight illegal actions by employers. You can depend on us to give you straight answers in a timely manner.
Employment law cases can take many forms and involve employees from any industry, public entity, or government agency. They often fall into one of several categories, which include:
No matter what type of case you have, we can help you find a resolution that with bring you justice. In many cases, our clients find that just having an employment lawyer on their side will start a discussion that leads to a positive outcome.
Discrimination in the workplace can take many different forms. That said, in California, workers are protected against discrimination by state and federal law. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics, including race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), or genetic information.
If you have been the victim of workplace discrimination, we’ll investigate your claim for free. If we feel you have a valid claim, we’ll work to negotiate a settlement with your employer. Most of these cases do not go to trial.
One of our experienced Los Angeles employment attorneys can help you determine whether you have a claim against your employer and guide you through the process.
Harassment is a form of discrimination. It can consist of unwanted and inappropriate comments, insults, threats, or physical assaults that your employer or co-workers subject you to because you belong to a protected class.
This can include sexual harassment, where an employee is targeted because of their sex or must accept unwanted requests for a sexual relationship as a condition of their work.
If your employer has allowed this type of harassment to create a hostile work environment for you or has made it a condition of your employment, you may have a legal claim.
Employment law in California protects your right to be paid for the hours you work, including overtime. If your employer is not paying you for overtime hours, you may want to learn more about CA workers’ rights.
Additionally, workers in California are entitled to rest and meal breaks during their shifts. If you are not given breaks, this may be considered workplace discrimination. An experienced employment law firm can help you understand your rights and options in this situation.
If you have made complaints to management about hour violations and filed a complaint with human resources, it may be time to seek help from a CA employment lawyer. RD Law Group has years of experience with employment law claims.
Employees are entitled to many kinds of leave once they have met certain requirements. The law allows you to request leave for the following reasons:
If your employer is not allowing you to take advantage of legally protected leave, they may be violating state or federal laws.
If you’re facing a serious problem on the job, it’s important to take steps to secure evidence that can help prove your claim. Working with a top employment law firm like RD Law Group can help guide you in securing the evidence you need and protecting your workers’ rights.
There are a few key pieces of evidence that can be helpful in proving an employment law violation:
If you have any of these pieces of evidence, keep them safe and secure. This will assist our top employment law firm in building a strong case to protect your rights.
Your employer must provide you with an accurate paycheck for all your hours worked according to the terms of your employment and the applicable wage and hour laws.
If you have worked over 40 hours in a week, then your employer must pay you time and a half for that extra time. If they do not compensate you correctly, you may have a wage and hour claim against your employer.
California is an “at-will employment” state. This means you may quit your job at any time for any reason, or your boss can terminate your employment at any time for any lawful reason. However, your boss cannot lawfully fire you for a discriminatory or retaliatory reason.
If your employer is ignoring your efforts or retaliating against you for reporting a complaint, you need to retain an employment attorney to protect your rights. It is illegal for employers to retaliate against you for reporting their illegal actions.
Standing up for your legal rights at work can be hard, especially when it feels like no one at your company has your back. That’s where RD Law Group comes in. We will take the time to listen to your story and explain the law as it applies to your situation, and discuss all of your options. If you believe your rights as an employee have been violated in California, you may have an employment law claim, but to find out for sure, it’s best to consult with an experienced Los Angeles employment lawyer at our top employment law firm.
We are here to help you through your employment problem. Our California employment attorneys provide legal services starting with a free consultation. Our “Fast + Easy Process” includes an initial free virtual consult. Then all paperwork, including the retainer agreement, can be done via DocuSign online. Our appointments are virtual for your convenience. Our goal is to make working together as easy as possible for you.
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