We know that you never thought you would need a employment attorney. However, if you have been treated unfairly, harassed, or discriminated against in the workplace, please seek legal assistance now. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, you can count on us to be by your side. Our dedicated team is going to investigate your claims and work relentlessly to secure the compensation you need to cover your losses.
Employment law takes many forms but can include the following issues.
Wrongful Termination and Retaliation
Hundreds of thousands of workers are wrongfully terminated each year in the US. This often occurs based on discrimination against a person based on their:
Both federal and state protect workers from this discrimination. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought nearly 80,000 charges against employers last year based on their practice of discrimination.
It is also illegal for workers to be fired due to retaliation for reporting instances of harassment or discrimination or for using their legally available disability accommodations or sick leave. Workers can also face retaliation for refusing to participate in illegal or fraudulent activities for their employer.
According to an NPR study, more than 38% of women report sexual harassment in the workplace. The EEOC defines sexual harassment as:
Being paid a fair wage is a right, but we often find that employers cheat their workers. This can include not paying them minimum wage or overtime, not allowing them required breaks or meal times, or purposefully misclassifying employees as independent contractors to avoid paying them fair wages and benefits.
If an employee has knowledge of their employer’s illegal activities and chooses to come forward, they are offered protection under the law. This can include reporting instance of tax fraud, securities fraud, illegal dumping of toxic materials, and more.
If you have experienced any of the issues we discussed above in your workplace, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance. It is vital that you choose the right Newport Beach employment lawyers to take your case forward. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, you will be securing a team that has a proven success rate. We will not collect a dime from you unless you are compensated for your losses. Let our knowledgeable and experienced team work to secure the compensation you need, including: