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An employment law attorney assists employees and businesses with employment-related issues and lawsuits. Employment law attorneys are also known as labor lawyers. Employment attorneys represent employees who are filing suit against their employer due to wrongful termination, wage violations, discrimination. Employment attorneys also represent employers in a lawsuit brought by employees.
California labor laws have a universal purpose; labor laws protect employees’ rights. Likewise, the employment laws mandate the employers’ duties, responsibilities, and obligations to the employees. Primarily, California laws provide equal opportunities and pay to all people regardless of race, gender, religion, or national origin.
When you believe your employer has not properly paid you, you should hire an employment lawyer. If your employer discriminated against you on the bases of race, religion, national origin, or gender – hire an employment lawyer to protect your interests.
The general rule for California labor laws is that employees are entitled to one day’s off in seven. Also, employers may not force employees to work more than six days per week. However, those employees who work less than 30 hours per week, or did not work more than six hours in any day of the week are exempt from the general rule.
Our employment attorney Brad Nakase had the honor of representing a former Oakley employee concerning discrimination over hair color. The lawsuit went viral and was picked up by many media sources. The former employee was black and he had orange hair. The Oakley manager said his hair color must be close to the color of his skin.
In Rasean Johnson v City of San Diego (2019), a San Diego jury slammed the City of San Diego for religious discrimination. The jury awarded $300,000 to a San Diego city employee, Rasean Johnson, who experienced extended religious harassment by his supervisor, Sheila Beale. The lawsuit alleged that Beale began leading prayer sessions and urged employees to attend church. The lawsuit further alleged that Beale cautioned Johnson that he should read the bible and “even good people go to hell if they don’t have their life to the work of god.”
In 2019, the City of San Diego was also accused of creating a racially hostile environment. The city settled a claim by San Diego police officer, Jeffrey Stewart, for $50,000. The City of San Diego paid a terminated San Diego Police officer $50,000 after he accused the department of creating a “racially hostile environment.” The legal theory for recovery was wrongful termination by the City of San Diego.
In 2016, a mother filed a transgender lawsuit against Rady Children’s Hospital. The lawsuit alleges that the San Diego children hospital broke gender discrimination law when employees continuously addressed the transgender son, Kyler Prescott, as a girl.
In 2009, the City of San Diego was sued by employees for underpaying overtime. The lawsuit plaintiffs consist of 2500 city employees. The city paid its employees cash for health insurance. California wage laws require that cash payment for medical coverage should be calculated in an employee’s regular hourly rate of pay for purposes of determining overtime pay.
In 2014, a woman sued the City of San Diego for race discrimination. The lawsuit alleged that there was a history of discrimination practices inside city government where white employees were favored for promotions over minority employees.
Please contact a dedicated employment law attorney in California for free legal advice about your employee rights. Brad Nakase is a labor attorney who has helped employees fight back and win.
When you’re facing harassment and discrimination, you need to file with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) or the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The two governmental agencies have dinstinct rules and deadlines for filing. Generally with many exceptions, the DFEH complaint must occur within 1 year of the date you were harmed. The EEOC mandates that the discrimination complaint must be within 300 days. There are many deadlines to file a lawsuit depending on the issues and harm. It is therefore critical to promptly contact a California employment attorney to find out what action you need to take.
Employees who hire Brad Nakase as their employment lawyer in California, are eligible on a no win no fee basis; that means employees never pay our employment law firm until we win them money.
As a California employment lawyer, Brad Nakase has influenced the lives of employees in individual wage claims and class action lawsuits against companies that violate employee rights. California’s employment attorney focuses on helping employees with all labor laws, including:
Brad Nakase is a respected California employment lawyer that will protect employees’ rights.
When an employer retaliates against an employee for any reason, it is a violation of California labor law. Please contact California employment attorney, Brad Nakase, for free legal advice. California labor laws strictly prohibit retaliation for contacting a labor lawyer.
As a California employment law firm, workplace law is what we do. As your California employment lawyer, Brad is dedicated to helping people treated unfairly at work. We advise employees on their legal rights and counsel employers on how to comply with the law and implement proper employment law practices.
California employees often experience unlawful employment practices at the workplace. According to statistics, more than 28 percent of women experience sexual harassment at work; therefore, employment lawyers are necessary to protect employees. Every woman should have the right to provide for their family without enduring harassment.
Every employee in California has equal opportunity in the workplace, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, or liability. Every employee deserves fair and lawful paid wages. Also, men and women must have equal pay in California. An equal pay lawyer can help an employee get back pay from the employer.
Many employers violate overtime pay law, which cheats employees out of fair pay. Every employee deserves to be fairly paid regardless of gender. Please contact Brad as your employment lawyer when you have suffered unfair treatment in the workplace. Contact Brad as your labor lawyer when you’ve been fired for exposing an illegal practice at your company.
Brad will protect you when you’re denied overtime pay, breaks or lunches, or family leave. Brad understands the stress and anxiety that you are experiencing. The SDBCA has a list of employment lawyers for referrals.
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