Employment and Labor Attorneys in Los Angeles
Your job is your livelihood. All employees deserve a working environment where their legal rights are respected and protected. Loss of a job or mistreatment in the workplace can be financially and emotionally distressing or even devastating.
At Broslavsky & Weinman, LLP, our employment lawyers are committed to defending the rights of employees who have suffered injustice at work. When employers violate California or federal employment laws, we help employees fight back against illegal practices and pursue all available remedies.
Effective and Experienced Representation by Employment Attorneys for Employee Rights
The Los Angeles employment attorneys at Broslavsky & Weinman, LLP have years of experience handling all aspects of employment disputes. We believe that every employee is entitled to be treated in accordance with the law, and our firm is dedicated to the representation of individuals in their pursuit of justice. Our Los Angeles employment lawyers represent employees who have been unlawfully fired, subjected to job discrimination, retaliation or harassment, cheated on their wages, or victimized by a range of other unlawful workplace practices.
We only take on cases where we believe our clients are on the right side of the facts and law. Once we accept an employment case, we dedicate the time and resources required to achieve the best result possible. Our employment and labor lawyers have successfully litigated against employers across all types of industries and of all sizes, ranging from multi-billion dollar corporations to small businesses.
Types of Employment Cases Broslavsky & Weinman, LLP Handles
Los Angeles employment attorneys at Broslavsky & Weinman, LLP have vast experience in many types of employment matters, including but not limited to:
- Wrongful Termination. Wrongful termination occurs when an employee is terminated or forced to quit for an unlawful reason, such as in violation of anti-retaliation laws, in violation of anti-discrimination or harassment laws, or in violation of an employment agreement.
- Sexual Harassment. Sexual harassment can come in many forms, including unwanted sexual advances, sending sexual emails/text messages, or making sexual slurs, jokes, or comments, whether directed at or witnessed by an employee.
- Employment Discrimination. California and federal law prohibit employers from discriminating based on disability, age, pregnancy, gender, race, and other protected characteristics including religion, sexual orientation, and marital status.
- Wage & Hour Violations. Wage and hour claims include failure to pay for all hours worked, failure to pay legally required wages, and misclassification of employees as independent contractors or as exempt.
- Whistleblower. Employers are prohibited from retaliating against an employee for reporting an illegal conduct to a government agency or to the employer itself.
- Breach of Contract & Fraud. These types of claims include an employer violating the terms of an employment agreement, or convincing an employee to take a job by making false promises.
Personalized Approach to Representation
Every employment law claim is unique and personal to the employee, and it is important to adapt and find the best solution for the particular circumstances and needs of the client. We accordingly personalize our approach and develop strategies designed to maximize the value of every employment and labor law case.
Our employment attorneys will work with you at every stage to resolve your labor law claim. Because we understand that litigation can be time-consuming and sometimes difficult for the client, we may seek to resolve disputes early when practicable and when the client desires quick resolution. However, when litigation or trial is necessary and in the best interest of the client, our Los Angeles labor attorneys aggressively litigate the case. Our goal remains the same: work with you to achieve the best outcome possible.
Contact Los Angeles Labor & Employment Lawyers for Free Case Consultation
If you believe that your employer has acted unlawfully or violated any of your rights, contact one of our Los Angeles employment attorneys for a free consultation. Call us today at (310) 575-2550 or fill out the online contact form for a prompt response.
Frequently Asked Questions for our Los Angeles Employment & Labor Lawyer
What is employment and labor law?
Employment and labor law refers to the set of legal rules that govern the relationship between employers and employees, including matters such as hiring, wages, benefits, working conditions, and termination.
What are some common issues that employment and labor attorneys handle?
Employment and labor attorneys handle a wide range of issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, and employment contracts. They also advise employers on matters such as employment policies and procedures and can represent both employers and employees in litigation.
What are the laws that protect employees' rights?
In the United States, there are several federal and state laws that protect employees’ rights, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. These laws provide protections against discrimination, harassment, and other forms of mistreatment in the workplace.
What should I do if I have been wrongfully terminated from my job?
If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated from your job, you may have legal recourse. The first step is to speak with an employment and labor attorney who can evaluate your case and advise you on your rights and options. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to file a lawsuit against your employer for wrongful termination.
Can I sue my employer for discrimination or harassment?
Yes, you can sue your employer for discrimination or harassment if you believe that you have been the victim of such mistreatment. An employment and labor attorney can help you understand your rights and assist you in filing a lawsuit against your employer.
What is the process for filing a wage and hour claim?
If you believe that you have not been paid the wages you are owed, you may be able to file a wage and hour claim with the California Labor Commissioner. The process for filing a claim involves completing a claim form and submitting it to the Labor Commissioner’s office, which will then investigate the claim and make a determination.
Can I recover damages if I win my employment or labor case?
If you win your employment or labor case, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, emotional distress, and other damages. An employment and labor attorney can help you understand what compensation you may be entitled to and assist you in seeking the maximum possible recovery.
Can I be fired for reporting discrimination or harassment?
No, it is illegal for an employer to retaliate against an employee for reporting discrimination or harassment. If you have been fired or otherwise retaliated against for reporting such mistreatment, you may have legal recourse. An employment and labor attorney can help you understand your rights and options.
What should I do if I have been injured on the job?
If you have been injured on the job, the first step is to report the injury to your employer and seek medical attention. You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits to cover your medical expenses and lost wages. An employment and labor attorney can assist you in filing a workers’ compensation claim and represent you in any disputes with your employer or the insurance company.
How can an employment and labor attorney help me with my case?
An employment and labor attorney can help you understand your rights and options and assist you in pursuing legal action if necessary. They can represent you in negotiations with your employer, or in litigation if a settlement cannot be reached. An attorney can also advise you on employment policies and procedures to help prevent future legal issues.