Most people experience unfairness at work during their lifetime, but determining whether it was an upsetting experience or an action that violates employment law can be difficult.
Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees under federal and California law. Under both federal and California law, employers must not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or age. They also must not discriminate against people with disabilities when those disabilities can be reasonably accommodated.
If you feel that you have become a victim, contact our Sacramento employment lawyers today by calling (916) 777-7777. Your initial case review is free of charge.
If something like this has happened to you, you may have an employment law case. If you believe you are experiencing discrimination, or your employment termination was illegal and wrongful, please fill out our confidential employment case questionnaire. Our experienced legal team will review your situation at no cost or obligation to determine if we can help you.
At the Arnold Law Firm, we specialize in:
California has strict discrimination laws, and all employers are required to follow them. The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) enforces laws that protect you from illegal discrimination and harassment at work based on:
If you believe you have experienced employment discrimination, please fill out our confidential employment law case questionnaire. We can help you determine if you have a legal claim that can be pursued in court.
It is illegal to take action against a whistleblower. A business cannot act against an employee who objects to company policy, files a sexual harassment suit, or reports illegal business activities to a government agency with appropriate authority.
Examples of whistleblower retaliation:
If you have been disciplined or dismissed because you reported activity you believed was illegal, complete our confidential employment case questionnaire, so our experienced attorneys can advise you about your options.
If you are not being paid the money you are owed, filing a wage and hour dispute could protect your rights and your pocketbook. Many wage and hour disputes result from unlawful practices such as:
Unlawful practices often happen to illegal immigrants. If you are in the country illegally and you have a wage and hour dispute, it is okay to talk with a lawyer about your options. Meetings are confidential, and some legal protections do apply to workers who are not legal United States citizens.
Are you the victim of an employment violation?
If you are not receiving the wages you have earned, it's important to understand that you have rights.
To find out how our team of experienced legal professionals can help you, call us today at (916) 777-7777. We will advise you regarding your options at no cost and no obligation.
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Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: (916) 777-7777
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