Employers are taking advantage of employees left and right, are you aware of what your rights are? When a person is taken advantage of in the workplace, they rarely are made aware of their ability to obtain compensation. Those that do are often able to obtain compensation for the damages that they’ve been forced to endure. Read our employment law blogs written by The Cooper Law Firm to find out what employers can and can’t do when dealing with their employers and more.
Discriminating an employee or a job applicant on the basis of age is illegal under federal and state laws. The federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids age discrimination against people who are 40 or older. Age discrimination refers to the act of treating an employee or job applicant less favorably because of his […]
Four women who worked in an Orange County nail spa filed a wage lawsuit against their former employer alleging that they were deprived of minimum wages and overtime pay. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the women allege that they were routinely underpaid and that the owners of the spa, located […]
If you were fired from your job, you probably feel that the firing was unfair. Unfortunately, the law does not always require employers to be fair when they decide to terminate employees. If you were an “at will” employee in California – meaning you did not have the job protections provided by an employment contract, […]
If your California employer misclassified you as an independent contractor or exempt employee to avoid paying overtime, or committed other violations of wage and hour laws, you can bring a wage claim against the employer. If your employer did the same thing to many other employees, it may be preferable to bring a class action […]
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