Colusa, California Employment Lawyers
After attending CSU Chico, Nicole Reimer received her Juris Doctorate at Cal Northern School Of Law in Chico, California. While attending Cal Northern School Of Law, she was the salutatorian of her graduating class after having received the second highest grade point average for every year of her...
Paradise, CA 95967-1809
Arizona State University
Among his other legal activities, David is an...
Personal Injury Law: E&T Personal Injury Lawyers are experienced in Car Accident,...
Erik is a graduate of UC Hastings, College of the Law, where he worked at the California Supreme Court and at the First District Court of Appeal, two of the most prestigious opportunities provided to law students in California. Erik also served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Victim Impact Program (sometimes referred to as the “Special Victims Unit.”) His experience includes years of service with the 101st Airborne’s Judge Advocate General (JAG)...
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Golden Gate University School of Law
Leslie Leone began her legal career as a staff attorney for the Teamsters Union and also worked for the Operating Engineer's Union. As a Union attorney she negotiated contracts and grievances for hundreds of Union members. She is also a San Francisco native who attended UC Berkeley and Golden Gate University Law School.
Call Leone Law Firm for a FREE consultation...
After graduating in 1991 with her Bachelor of Arts in French, Nancy spent several years teaching elementary school in Northern California and Oregon. In 1996, Nancy began her second career in Human Resources and Payroll when she was hired at Paychex, Inc. Even...
Roseville, CA 95661
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
I started my legal career as a law clerk to Williams H. Pryor Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, after which I practiced employment law for several years with two of the largest and highly-regarded international law firms: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Los Angeles and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in Sacramento. I have...
Problems in the workplace?
Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.
This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.
Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.
Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.
Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.
Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Researching Attorney Discipline