Employment Law Attorneys
Family Medical Leave Act
In California, employees who work for an employer with 50 or more employees within a 75 mile radius are entitled to up to 12 weeks of protected medical leave if they have worked for the employer for more than 1 year and performed more than 1250 hours of work during the year.
Employees can take job protected unpaid medical leave for the following:
Employees may return to their prior job or a comparable job at the end of their protected leave if the job still exists. For example, if an employer closed an entire site then the employee is not entitled to return to a job that does not exist. It is a violation of the law to not allow an employee to return to their prior job or a comparable job if they are eligible for protected leave and there is no legal reason why they could not be returned.
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