When you go to work, you expect to be protected from certain actions by your employer. Regardless of what kind of job you have, you should be treated with respect at work. Your employer should follow all law regarding employment. However, we know that there are times when people face difficult situations in the workplace.
Sometimes employers do not pay their employees fair wages or work them in unsafe conditions. There are times when people are discriminated against in the workplace. When an employer does something that is out of line, they do so because they assume that they will not be reported.
That does not have to be the case. If you have been the victim of unfair work practices, contact The Rager Law Firm today. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will work with you to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. When you need a Long Beach employment law attorney, call us today.
What Are The Issues
When it comes to employment law issues, there are many. Below, we discuss some of the main cases we see, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Please speak with a qualified attorney about your particular case.
Discrimination: Many different groups have historically been discriminated against in the workplace. State and federal law prohibit discrimination against a person because of their:
California has even passed legislation that protects the right of undocumented migrants within the state. This group of people has traditionally suffered harsh treatment, but now they have recourse options.
Sexual Harassment: Under no circumstances should a person be sexually harassed in the workplace. This includes both verbal and physical sexual harassment. If this has happened to you, coming forward is a way to bring this behavior to light to protect yourself and others.
Wage Fraud: Wage fraud laws cover a range of illegal behaviors. Let’s look at a few things that are protected:
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Whistleblower Protection: If you know of wrongdoing or illegal behavior on the part of your employer, you should be protected for bringing that information to authorities. In some cases, you can receive protection even if you have been a part of that wrongdoing. Here are some common types of whistleblower cases:
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What You Can Do Now
Do not wait another minute before seeking legal assistance if you have been treated unfairly by your employer. At The Rager Law Firm, we know that you have many questions and are afraid of what may happen, but we will have your back. Our team will work to secure compensation for lost wages and benefits, pain and suffering damages, punitive damages, and more. When you need a Long Beach employment law attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling us at 310-527-6994 for a free consultation.
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