Employment Law Attorneys
Class Action Lawsuit
Many employment cases are amenable to prosecution as a class where one employee steps forward and acts as the representative for all of the workers who are experiencing similar legal violations by their employer. Examples of an employment law class action are situations where all employees are not paid overtime pay or all employees are denied meal or rest breaks. Other cases might involve situations where an employer fails to provide reimbursements to employees.
It can be a very efficient way to seek relief for a larger group of workers, in a single case, where there is a similar violation affecting all employees or a class of employees. For instance, all assistant managers working for a drug store chain throughout California not paid overtime wages due to an illegal policy of not paying overtime pay for work over 40 hours in a week
There are many factors that determine the amount of a settlement. Generally speaking, wrongful termination settlements include past lost wages, future lost wages (after the
You can talk to an employment law attorney about your rights to overtime pay. If you are owed overtime pay your attorney may be able
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a federal law that protects employees from discrimination based on a protected status or characteristics
If you believe you are suffering from workplace discrimination you should immediately contact an employment law attorney to discuss your situation. Do not wait as
You only have 180 days from the discriminatory event to file a discrimination charge with the EEOC.
A violation under the Equal Pay Act involves two workers of different genders who work for the same employer, are performing the same work under
No. Employers violate the law if they retaliate against an employee for filing a discrimination charge under Title VII. Employers are prohibited from demoting or
Report discriminatory conduct to your Human Resources department in writing. Keep written notes at home regarding any discriminatory conduct you witness or experience. Seek out