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We fight for you

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At Lawyers for Justice, PC, we’re dedicated to pursuing those who have wronged you, and are determined to make things right. Whether you have a dispute regarding your employment, been a victim of unfair business practices, suffered a personal injury, or experienced any other injustice, we can help.

We are headquartered in California and have been fighting for workers all over the state for more than a decade. We’ve recovered over one hundred million dollars on behalf of thousands of California workers and consumers.

We handle a wide-range of matters with the utmost care, passion, and professionalism. We are the strongest voice for our clients.

Here are some of the
legal matters we can help with:

Wage & hour violations, such as:
  • Wage theft
  • Not paying for face masks
  • Off-the-clock work
  • No rest breaks
  • Failure to pay for missed rest breaks
  • Short, late, interrupted or missed rest breaks
  • No meal breaks
  • Short, late, interrupted or missed meal breaks
  • Failure to pay for missed meal breaks
  • Requiring employees to stay on company premises for rest breaks
  • Unpaid overtime
  • No lactation breaks
  • Failure to timely pay wages
  • Late payment of final wages
  • Invalid on-duty meal agreement
  • Failing to pay out unused vacation and/or PTO (Personal Time Off)
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  • Failure to pay meal break or rest break penalties
  • Failure to pay for bag checks / coat checks / security checks
  • Prohibiting employees from recording overtime
  • Failure to approve overtime
  • Failure to pay minimum wages
  • Understaffing
  • Unreasonable expectations
  • Requiring employees to record only scheduled hours
  • Failure to record the actual time worked by employees
  • Illegally shaving time worked or falsifying time records
  • No second meal breaks
  • No third rest breaks
  • Denying adequate restroom time
  • Not paying for required drive time
  • Not paying for required cell-phone usage
  • Not providing personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Unreimbursed business-related expenses
  • Auto-deducting meal breaks
  • Illegally requiring employees to waive first or second meal breaks
  • Failing to pay for on-call time
  • Delaying the payment of wages
  • Incomplete and inaccurate paystubs
  • Not maintaining the necessary personnel files and/or payroll records
  • Not paying reporting time pay
  • Failure to pay split shift premiums
  • Not providing water to employees
  • Failure to provide preventive cool-down rest periods
  • Illegally requiring employees to work alternative workweek schedules
  • Not paying prevailing rates
  • Not paying waiting time penalties
  • Failure to record meal breaks
  • Improperly calculating the overtime rate
  • Illegally rounding time worked for compensation purposes
  • Misclassifying non-exempt positions as exempt to avoid overtime compensation
  • Requiring exempt / managerial employees to spend more than 50% of their time on the same duties as hourly paid employees
  • Not providing adequate seating
  • Not complying with the requirements of the California Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA)
  • Unfair business practices / unfair competition by stealing employees’ wages
  • Not following the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Not following the requirements of the California Labor Code and/or Wage Orders
Unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent employment practices
  • Unfair treatment
  • Fraud in the workplace
  • Prohibited discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Improperly handling employee retirement benefits, including:
    • breach of fiduciary duty
    • self-dealing
    • conflict of interest
    • mismanagement of employee retirement or pension funds
    • undue difficulty in claiming employee retirement benefits
    • failure to comply with required vesting of employee retirement benefits
Other labor
law issues
  • Unfairly Laid Off due to Covid-19
  • Unreasonably Exposed to Covid-19
  • Unjust Pay Reduction
  • Unfair Demotion
  • Unlawfully Failing to Promote
  • Unjust Hiring Practices
  • Unfairly Failing to Hire
  • Unjust Write Ups
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Harassment
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  • Unsafe Work Environment
  • Fired without Just Cause
  • Retaliation
  • Injured at Work
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Emotional Distress at Work
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Assaulted at work
  • Abused at work
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Discrimination based on Religion
  • Equal Pay Violations
  • Defamation of Character
  • Libel / Slander
  • Forcing Employees to Settle Claims
  • Unfair Severance Agreements
  • Unfair Denial of Unemployment Benefits
  • Background Checks without Lawful Consent
  • Unfairly Treated at Work
  • Background Checks without Lawful Consent
  • Violation of Leaves of Absence Protections
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Using an employee’s name and likeness without consent
  • Violation of employee privacy rights
  • Mishandling of employee benefits
  • Union grievances
  • Union conflicts of interest
  • Failure of unions to protect employee rights
  • Violation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Violation of employment contracts
Consumer and
  • Mass breach of confidentiality of medical or health information
  • Mass breach of consumer data or privacy
  • Unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent business acts or practices
  • Unfair, deceptive, false, or misleading advertising

The strongest voice.

Lawyers for Justice, PC began with one mission in mind: to give workers the chance to be heard. Edwin Aiwazian founded the firm in 2008 to give people the power to assert their rights. Since then, we’ve become one of the nation’s leading employment litigation practices that represents workers.

We stand up
to anyone

No company is too big, too wealthy, or too connected to get away with treating people unfairly. We rebalance the power, we will fight for you, and we’re not afraid to take on any company or industry. Whether it’s a regional, national, or Fortune 500 company, we demand justice with great skill.

This is how
winners work
This is how
winners work

Pre-Lawsuit Filing Investigation and Due Diligence – We trust but verify your truth and discover the necessary facts before the discovery process commences. We review and analyze every document we can get our hands from your employer before filing the action.
Filing focused, meritorious actions.
Leaving no stone unturned in the discovery process. Taking and defending depositions when necessary.
Always mindful of opportunities to resolve the case short of protracted litigation. Presenting your strongest case at mediation.
Litigating as long as necessary until final judgment, including trial.
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