Contra Costa County, California Employment Lawyers
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Experienced & Passionate Employment Attorney! Pursuing Justice for Employees!
Dedicated Employment & Labor Lawyer! Fighting for Employee Rights & Interests!
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...
Ms. Graves graduated from California State University, East Bay, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice Administration. After graduation, Ms. Graves attended John F....
Concord, CA 94520-2264
John F. Kennedy School of Law and California State University - Sacramento
Outstanding Success in Employment Law Representation! Skill & Experience!
Aggressive Advocacy for Employee Rights! Exceptional Representation!
Jody LeWitter is a partner at Siegel LeWitter Malkani and has been an attorney in private practice for 30 years. She is passionate about representing employees in discrimination and wrongful termination cases and is known for her vigorous advocacy of employees. She has had great success in court, negotiations/mediations and in arbitrations, and has been recognized by other lawyers as a "go to" employment lawyer for her determination and innovative strategies.
Jody has represented employees from all walks of life...
Jean Krasilnikoff is an associate at Siegel LeWitter Malkani and represents clients in state and federal courts, as well as before the National Labor Relations Board and Public Employee Relations Board on a variety of employment and labor law matters.
Jean practices exclusively employment and labor law. She has experience in representing clients involving claims of retaliation, harassment, discrimination, labor code violations, wage and hour violations, and wrongful termination. Jean also represents labor unions and their represented employees in cases before the National Labor Relations Board.
Oakland, CA 94612
Columbia Law School
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California Employment Law Lawyer
Jonathan has successfully tried individual cases to juries, judges and arbitrators. He has received substantial six and seven figure jury awards in discrimination cases related to age (Tetzchner v. Unitank - Contra Costa), pregnancy (Byer v. Haider - San Francisco) and...
Oakland, CA 94612
Univ of Illinois COL
Mr. Lazear’s father was a janitor, an immigrant from Ukraine who worked nights in a tireless effort to provide his children the hope of a better life, that they might realize the American Dream. The example set by his father inspired Mr. Lazear’s lifelong commitment to protecting and enforcing the...
Contra Costa County, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Contra Costa County Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Legal Services of Northern California Solano County Office
California Lawyers for the Arts
San Francisco, CA
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.
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