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Employment law refers to the body of laws, regulations, and precedents that govern the relationship between employers and employees.

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We know how difficult employment law cases can be, and we understand that many employees are afraid to speak up about mistreatment or illegal activity in the workplace because they fear they might lose their jobs. We’ve successfully represented current and former employees against companies of all sizes that violated California employment laws. When you choose our firm to handle your case, we will use our extensive resources to fight for the compensation and justice you deserve under the law.

Age Discrimination

Age discrimination refers to unfair treatment or bias towards an individual based on their age, typically in the workplace or other areas of life. This type of discrimination can occur when someone is treated differently or less favorably because of their age, whether they are younger or older than the average person in a particular setting. Age discrimination can take many forms, including hiring, promotions, pay, job assignments, training opportunities, and layoffs. This type of discrimination is prohibited by law in many countries, including the United States, and can have serious consequences for employers who engage in such practices.

Wrongful Termination

Wrongful termination, also known as wrongful dismissal, refers to the termination of an employee from their job in violation of employment laws or contractual agreements. This can occur when an employer fires an employee for discriminatory reasons, such as their race, gender, age, religion, or disability, or in retaliation for the employee engaging in legally protected activities, such as whistleblowing or reporting workplace harassment. Wrongful termination can also occur when an employer violates an employment contract, such as terminating an employee before the end of their agreed-upon term or without proper notice.

FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law in the United States that provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for certain family or medical reasons. The FMLA was enacted in 1993 to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities while also providing job protection during times of personal or family medical emergencies. Under the FMLA, eligible employees are entitled to take leave for the birth or adoption of a child, to care for a spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition, or for their own serious health condition that prevents them from performing their job duties.

Pregnancy Discrimination

Pregnancy discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of women in the workplace due to their pregnancy or related medical conditions. This can include negative treatment during the hiring process, demotion, reduced hours, or even termination. Pregnancy discrimination is a form of sex discrimination and is prohibited by law in many countries, including the United States. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Discrimination

Discrimination refers to the unjust or prejudicial treatment of individuals or groups based on certain characteristics or traits, such as race, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Discrimination can take many forms, including harassment, exclusion, denial of opportunities, and unfair treatment in the workplace, housing, education, and other areas of life. Discrimination is prohibited by law in many countries, including the United States, and there are various federal and state laws that protect individuals from discriminatory practices.

Sexual Harassment Law

Sexual harassment law refers to the legal protections and remedies available to individuals who have experienced unwelcome sexual conduct or advances in the workplace or other areas of life. Sexual harassment can take many forms, including unwanted touching, comments, gestures, and sexual advances, and can create a hostile or intimidating work environment for the victim. Sexual harassment is prohibited by law in many countries, including the United States, and there are various federal and state laws that protect individuals from such conduct.

Employment Law

Employment law refers to the body of law that governs the relationship between employers and employees, including the rights and responsibilities of both parties. Employment law covers a wide range of issues related to the workplace, including hiring, firing, compensation, working conditions, safety, and discrimination. The goal of employment law is to ensure that employers treat employees fairly and with respect, and that employees have the legal protections they need to work in a safe and supportive environment. Employment law is governed by federal and state laws and regulations, as well as by court decisions and common law.

Whistleblower

A whistleblower is an individual who reports or exposes illegal, unethical, or wrongful activities within an organization or government agency. Whistleblowers play an important role in exposing wrongdoing, promoting transparency and accountability, and protecting the public interest. Whistleblowers may report their concerns internally to their employer, or externally to government agencies, the media, or other organizations. Whistleblowers are protected by law from retaliation or harassment by their employer or colleagues for reporting such activities.

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We offer free phone consultations or fill out the form if you have questions about filing an employment claim in Los Angeles, CA against your employer. We are the best law firm in the Los Angeles, CA.

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Lisa B.
Lisa B.
2022-01-27
From beginning to end the team at this firm were responsive, professional, and most of allCARING! I WILL RECOMMEND this firm to anyone having issues with an employer. Andrew Doroitt and his team are AWESOME!
Miguel C.
Miguel C.
2021-03-05
Atty Zelma is very helpful and very knowledgeable in labor disputes. Very approachable and really keep me updated of what is going on and guided me what to do. The support staff were also very helpful and very fast in answering your questions. I am very happy of my case and I would recommend him to colleagues and friends.
Pamela R.
Pamela R.
2019-10-22
I highly recommend southern California labor law group especially attorney Michael Zelman he was fantastic in handling my case of unlawful termination his staff of Paralegal's were very kind courteous and professional and handling all matters of my case I was very satisfied with the results achieved using Michael Zelman of Southern California Employment Law Group
Chris M.
Chris M.
2019-06-22
Michael and Eric represented me in 2017.  They quickly assimilated the details of my case.  Proposed an action plan and acted quickly to make progress.  They were diligent and creative.  I was impressed.  I recommend them without hesitation.
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