Sun Valley, California Employment Lawyers
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Management Labor & Employment Law
California Employment Law Attorney
Experienced trial lawyers, we only win when you win.
- (424) 299-4500
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Hastings College of the Law
California Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Labor & Employment Law
Exceptional Employment Law Attorney! Advocating for Employees & Employers!
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP - Management Labor & Employment Lawyer
A graduate of UCLA (Economics B.A., summa cum laude, phi beta kappa) and UCLA School of Law (moot court honors), David spent 4 years at a downtown L.A. firm and 4 more at a labor law boutique before co-founding his own employment law firm in 1990. He has successfully tried cases in state and federal courts throughout California and the Western States and has handled...
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- (213) 553-4550
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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.
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