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Employment Lawyer Santa Clarita

Unfortunately, not every employer is law-abiding, and bosses who do not respect the law can significantly harm their employees. However, several state and federal laws safeguard employees’s rights and require employers to pay for their wrongs.

Backed by more than 15 years of experience, our mission at Lawyers for Justice, PC, is to protect the working people of California. Each employment lawyer in Santa Clarita from our firm provides effective, efficient, and fearless advocacy to employees in need. If you need help, we can answer the call.

What Are My Employer’s Legal Obligations?

You might owe your employer plenty of duties, but remember that your employer also owes you duties. Your employer must respect your right to a non-discriminatory workplace, adequate pay for your labor, a safe working environment, and a working relationship that honors your contractual rights.

A Santa Clarita labor and employment lawyer can win legal relief in the following employment disputes:

Our services cover an array of employment matters, and we can maximize your damages in any employment dispute.

Work Injuries

The potential to suffer an injury on the job is present in any working environment. Even if your employer is not at fault for your work injury, it may be liable under the state’s workers’ compensation requirements to pay for your:

Time is of the essence in workers’ compensation claims, and we can quickly file a claim and ensure your employer pays all applicable benefits while you recover from your injuries.

In many work injury cases, workers’ compensation benefits are the only benefits employees can recover from their bosses, which means they cannot recover damages for pain and suffering. With this in mind, you want to ensure you win the maximum compensation and relief available in your case. We can handle this task for you by doing the following:

A workers’ compensation case can be a fight, but you deserve the benefits, and we can jump in the ring to win them for you.

Wage and Hour Violations

Non-exempt employees are entitled to at least minimum wage and overtime pay. The minimum wage in California is $16 per hour, but if you are a non-exempt employee working in the Los Angeles area, you might be entitled to receive at least  $16.78 per hour.

In addition to paying minimum wage, employers must pay the following overtime premiums to non-exempt employees:

If your employer has not paid you according to these laws, you can file a wage and hour complaint with the California Labor Commissioner’s Office or a lawsuit in civil court. Your relief could include unpaid wages and penalties.

Workplace Discrimination

Employment discrimination can hurt everyone in the workplace. If an employer or prospective employer fires you, denies you work benefits, or treats you poorly based on one of the following protected characteristics, you can sue for unlawful discrimination:

You can sue if discrimination is based on the characteristics you have, the characteristics your employer assumes you have, or the actual or perceived characteristics of people with whom you associate.

Available Remedies

So, what can you recover when you take legal action against your employer? Relief could include:

The timing of your case, the quality of the evidence you present, and the strength of the arguments you make affect the amount of your damages. We have been representing employees for years and know how to get the most relief out of each employee’s case.

Contact Us for Top-Level Representation

Are you seeking an experienced and award-winning employment attorney in Santa Clarita, CA? If you are, give Lawyers for Justice, PC, a call. We have received multiple honors from the legal community and have won over $100 million for mistreated employees and consumers. You can reach us on our website or call us to schedule a free consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are the Most Common Types of Employment Disputes Handled by Lawyers in Santa Clarita?

Workers face employment issues like work injuries, job discrimination, and wage theft.

How Can an Employment Lawyer in Santa Clarita Assist with Wrongful Termination Cases?

Many employers fabricate or overstate an employee’s workplace misconduct to cover up a wrongful termination. An employment attorney can thoroughly investigate a termination and identify false pretenses and illegal motives. An attorney can maximize your damages in a wrongful termination case through investigation and effective arguments.

What Are Specific Laws in Santa Clarita Regarding Workplace Discrimination, and How Can an Employment Lawyer Help?

Workers in Santa Clarita have the same rights against workplace mistreatment as other California employees. An employment lawyer can help you in a discrimination case by identifying all rights available and skillfully arguing or negotiating for all the relief you deserve.

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