Employment law is the law area that controls the employer/employee relationship. It consists of state and federal statutes, judicial decisions, and administrative regulations. If you are an employee, you should know employment law in order not to be cheated on various corporate services.
Unique Aspect Of Employment Law In California
Employment law in California is characterized by certain unique aspects, including the following:
California is characterized by a no-fault workers’ compensation system, which is beneficial for both employees and employers.
California’s minimum wage in 2021 was $14, while the federal minimum wage is $7.25
An employer has no right to deduct any amount of an employee’s salary under any circumstances. For example, it is not allowed to take any amount from an employee’s salary to compensate for any loss or damage.
In California, employers are required to provide their employees with rest breaks. For example, employees are allowed to have a 10-minute break every four hours of work.
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act protect employees from any type of discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
If an employee feels that he or she is not treated well by an employer, they need to contact a qualified lawyer specializing in employment law. Usually, employment lawyers help their employee clients with the following:
- Maternity leave
- Wrongful termination
- Sexual harassment
- Age Discrimination
- Vacation pay
- Hostile workplace
- Bonus disputes
- Constructive discharge
- Other questions
Nelson Griffin LLP – Law Firm In Los Angeles That You Can Trust
If you are looking for an experienced and professional employment lawyer in Los Angeles or nearby towns, look no further than our law firm. We are committed to providing our clients with high-quality services, and our employment lawyers have an excellent reputation and are well respected throughout the legal community. Regardless of the issue of employment law, you are dealing with, feel free to give Nelson Griffin LLP a call to get more information or schedule your first consultation.