Confronting Workplace Injustice on Your Behalf
Businesses usually have extensive resources and a host of lawyers to call upon in an employment dispute. When you are facing workplace discrimination, wrongful termination, disputes over unpaid wages or other issues, you need an experienced legal advocate on your side too.
At the California law firm of Goldberg Employment Law Group, employees turn to us for trusted representation in all their employment law matters. As Los Angeles, West Side and South Bay employee rights leave of absence, we will devote ourselves to defending your interests, your job and your future.
We have extensive experience with employment law cases, including employee rights issues relating to:
- Wage and hour claims
- Unpaid benefits disputes
- Unpaid overtime disputes
- Meal breaks and rest breaks
- Employee misclassification
- Expense reimbursement claims
- Wrongful termination claims
- Illegal Retaliation
- Leave of Absences
- Discrimination and harassment-based upon race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, pregnancy, marital status or medical condition
- Whistleblower rights under the False Claims Act
Treating Clients as Valued Partners
We believe that clients deserve to be treated as valued partners during every step of an employee rights case. From collecting initial evidence to helping determine the ultimate resolution, our clients play an active role in the legal process.
We also believe that it is very important for individuals to receive real value from their lawyers. That is why we allow clients to negotiate the rate of our contingency fees. Our goal is to make sure the employees we serve keep as much of the money we recover for them as possible.
Have you been fired based upon discrimination?
If you have been fired from your job based upon your sex, gender, race, religion, nationality, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or medical condition, you may be entitled to recover lost pay, benefits and other money damages in court.
Your lawyers at the Goldberg Employment Law Group can help you learn about your legal rights as an employee and whether you can obtain compensation for the violation of those rights. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain compensation for you.
Have you been fired in retaliation for refusing to violate the law, reporting illegal activity or simply exercising your legal rights or helping another worker exercise theirs?
If you have been fired from your job because you complained about or reported violation of workplace safety or health laws, sexual harassment, race, sex or age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, complained or reported illegal activity, for filing worker’s compensation claims, for refusing to do anything unlawful or exercising your legal rights or those of another worker, you may be entitled to recover lost pay, benefits and other money damages in court.
Your lawyers at the Goldberg Employment Law Group can help you learn about your legal rights as an employee and whether you can obtain compensation for the violation of those rights.The Goldberg Employment Law Group represents employees fired based upon illegal retaliation. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain compensation for you
Have you been denied family medical or pregnancy leave of absence?
Did you know that you may receive job protection when you take extended leaves of absences for certain qualifying conditions? In general, if you who work for an employer with over 50 employees and have worked at your job for over 12 months and have met your hour requirements, you may receive up to three months of leave for certain qualifying conditions such as for serious health conditions, or the serious health condition of a family member. In addition, if you are pregnant and work for an employer with at least 15 employees, you may take leave of absences up to 4 months while you are considered disabled by your pregnancy. If your employer has 50 employees or more, you may receive an additional three months of protected “baby bonding” leave after your disability leave ends. If you have been denied these leave of absences allowed by law, you may be entitled to relief in court.
Your lawyers at the Goldberg Employment Law Group can help you learn about your legal rights as an employee and whether you can obtain compensation for the violation of these rights.The Goldberg Employment Law Group represents employees denied family medical or pregnancy leave. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain compensation for you
Have you been the victim of sexual harassment?
Did you know sexual harassment in the workplace is against the law? Sexual harassment takes many forms and may include unwelcome sexual advances by co-workers or supervisors, supervisors seeking sexual conduct in return work benefits, and co-worker’s creating a sexually-charged atmosphere with such things as photos, gestures or comments distributed around the office. Both men and women can be the victims of sexual harassment. If you have been subject to sexual harassment at work, you may be entitled to monetary compensation.
Your lawyers at the Goldberg Employment Law Group can help you learn about your legal rights as an employee and whether you can obtain compensation for the violation of these rights.The Goldberg Employment Law Group represents employees experiencing sexual harassment. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain compensation for you
Have you been denied overtime pay?
Employees are entitled to receive one and a half times their regular rate of pay when they have worked more than eight hours per workday and more than 40 hours per work week. Where an employee has worked more than 12 hours in a day, they have a right to be paid double their normal pay. Only select management employees employed as “administrative”, “professional” or “executive” employees may qualify as “exempt” from these overtime rules.
The Goldberg Employment Law Group represents employees denied overtime pay. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain compensation for you.
Have you been denied meal breaks by your employer?
Did you know your employer is required to provide you with at least a 30 minute meal break if you are a “non-exempt” worker and if you work more than five hours in a single day? A second meal break is required if you have worked more than 10 hours in a day. Your employer may not require you to work during meal breaks and must allow you to leave the premises. For violation of these rights, you are entitled to recover an addition hour of pay for each denial of a meal break, with some exceptions. You are also entitled to a ten minute rest break for every four hours you work in a day.
The Goldberg Employment Law Group represents employees denied meal breaks and rest breaks. You pay no legal fees unless we obtain compensation for you.
Have you have been terminated or facing possible termination for reporting illegal activity at your job?
Did you know that employees reporting illegal activity in the workplace are protected by the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) and other federal laws? Employee who identify fraud against the federal government or in federal contracts under the False Claims Act may have a right to receive monetary payments if they file a lawsuit. However, it is very important that employees who have information about any fraud or illegal activity promptly report these violations with the benefit of experienced legal representation.