American workplaces offer an opportunity for men and women who possess certain skillsets to enjoy long, bountiful careers. Federal and California state laws protect wages, health benefits, and safety within each sector of employment. Sometimes, however, employers purposely infringe on employee rights, taking away opportunities from deserving individuals and giving them to ‘buddies’ or those who may benefit them personally later down the road.
Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers is one of California’s most prestigious resources for those seeking Riverside employment law mediation. Featuring an attorney with decades of trial experience, many cases where wronged workers came into our office to fight employment inequality exist within our firm.
What Employment Laws Apply To Me?
If you’re employed by any U.S. business with California locations, both California and Federal laws, such as EEOC, Civil Rights Act, and FMLA, were enacted to make sure employers pay workers fairly, afford each person the opportunity to advance and provide safe working conditions.
As you’ve probably read in local news, not every employer follows Riverside employment law, much less Federal mandates.
Has productivity been overtaken by an employer’s workplace malice? We litigate when employees:
- Get wrongfully terminated for reporting unsafe incidents or corporate fraud, known as whistleblowing. Other defamatory names are often used in place of a whistleblower.
- Are told leaving to attend a family member’s funeral, wife’s pregnancy or other family emergencies will lead to termination.
- Work in nearly impossible conditions when they’ve made public their inability to perform certain duties due to disabling conditions.
- Have difficulty moving up because they’re not offering bosses sexual favors.
- Are passed up for promotion because they’re Native American, African American, Chinese or the likes.
- Get segregated or turned down for employment because of religious beliefs.
- Find themselves the butt end of jokes, including physical or emotional humiliation.
- Work overtime hours but are reclassified to avoid getting paid for extra time.
There are many more employer violations The Rager Law Firm has tried and successfully settled in and out of court. Each case is unique both in facts and circumstances, so bring your workplace law violations to our employment law firm to determine the next steps.
As of January 1, 2018, employers can also be held accountable for inquiring into a prospective employee’s past wages, and for using criminal conviction history against potential hires. Both AB1209 and AB1008, respectively, were huge victories for potential employees who were scrutinized based on past wage earnings or unrelated criminal history.
Your workplace should be a safe place for you to use your skills to earn a living. Discrimination is rampant in workplaces in California. If you have been discriminated against you have federal and state protections. Employers cannot legally discriminate against an employee based on their:
If you have been discriminated against for any of the listed reasons, you will need a Riverside employment law attorney with the skills and wherewithal to win your case. Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers is here to help. We have the experience to fight those nasty employers who are taking advantage of noble employees.
Workplace Safety Is Your Right
Most hardworking folks visiting our office have some form of the workplace safety issue. Bear in mind ‘safety’ casts a wide net into the employment pond. For example, wage tampering threatens the safety of your finances and standard of living; OSHA violations threaten your health and impair your ability to properly perform daily tasks.
While we’re pretty specific to practicing in Riverside County and surrounding vicinities, Riverside employment law advocates at Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers know California and Federal labor codes.
From sexual harassment to retaliation, expect nothing less than 100% of our time and effort in settling your case for what you deserve.
Compensation for an employment law claim
Each case is unique and while some of the following will apply in some cases, others may not. As a California worker, you should not face discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, or wage fraud. These are all violations of your employee rights. the Riverside employment law attorney at Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers will fight to recover the following types of compensation on your behalf:
- Unpaid wages and benefits
- Front and back pay of any kind
- Pain and suffering damages
- Potential interest on unpaid wages
- Reinstatement of a job
- Potential promotion if applicable
- Possible punitive damages against an employer
We strongly believe that employees should always feel safe in their workplace. You should never be put in a situation where your rights are infringed upon while doing your job. This is why we fight aggressively for employees all across Los Angeles and California.
Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers
Our riverside employment law attorney has seen an insurmountable number of cases of employment law violations. We know the intricacies that go into these cases and how difficult it can be for the employee and their family. Oftentimes we see that employees live in fear of reporting violations because they believe their employer will retaliate against them or fire them. When you have Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers on your side, we can face these fears head-on and take on those employers who are using your fear to their advantage. You should be able to go to work each day and perform your job tasks without the fear of harassment, discrimination, or any other employment law violation. If you are facing an employment law violation contact Rager & Yoon – Employment Lawyers for a free consultation today.