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A Los Angeles job discrimination lawyer at this office has assisted numerous other individuals who are facing similar hardships to yours and can assist you today. Attorney Karl Gerber received his Juris Doctorate at Southwestern University School of Law, after earning his undergraduate degree from California State University at Northridge. Attorney...
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Employment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
California Western School of Law and Florida State University - Panama City campus
While paying her way through Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, Ms. Ghuman was on the Scott Moot Honors Board. She also spent two years clerking at local law firms, where she learned the “nut and bolts” of lawyering that many law students...
George has mediated and arbitrated large complex cases and simple...
After graduating from Anamosa High School, Joel attended college at the University of Iowa. When he started college, his plan was to become a broadcast journalist. To gain some journalism experience and also earn a few dollars for spending money in college, Joel wrote freelance newspaper articles while he was...
As a founding partner of Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, Marie was involved in many depositions and has tried multiple cases to verdict. Marie understands the breadth of the...
Ron has been practicing law since 1995 and has obtained multi-million dollar settlements and judgments for consumer clients across the State. In 2012, Ron received the distinguished CLAY award for "Attorney of the Year" by California Lawyer Magazine for his work on a landmark California Supreme Court case. In 2007, Ron was selected as one of the "Top 20 Under 40" Attorneys in California by California's largest legal newspaper, The Daily Journal. He was selected by Super Lawyer's magazine as a "Super...
Lamont Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance
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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