Employment Law Attorney in Pasadena, California
The Leichter Law Firm, APC Pasadena employment law attorney works directly for the just over 121,000 residents who live in the city and make up the just over 74,000 employees that work for local companies when their workplace rights have been violated.
The firm’s Los Angeles County employment lawyer and founder, Aryeh Leichter, knows that even though discrimination, sexual harassment, and misclassification are against the law in California, workplaces are wrought with these violations that impede their employees’ ability to properly do their jobs.
What is more, when employees suffer from unfair and unlawful treatment in the workplace, their physical, emotional, and psychological well-being is also impacted, which can significantly diminish their quality of life.
Leichter Law Firm, APC Pasadena Employment Law Attorney Practice Areas
The Leichter Law Firm, APC, employment law attorney in Pasadena knows how difficult it can be for employees to come forward and discuss the unfair and unlawful treatment they have been experiencing at work.
At times, the legal process may seem intimidating, but it does not have to be. When you have a skilled Pasadena employment lawyer by your side, you can face your employer with confidence, and right the wrongs that have been occurring at work.
At the Leichter Law Firm, APC, the Pasadena employment lawyer represents clients who have suffered workplace mistreatment in the following practice areas:
- Age Discrimination
- Breach of Employment Contracts
- Disability, FMLA, CFRA
- Independent Contractor Claims
- Overtime Misclassification
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Residential Apartment Manager
- Review of Severance Agreement
- Sexual Harassment
If you would like to learn more about your legal rights and how you can hold your employer liable for workplace misconduct, contact the skilled employment law attorney in Pasadena at the Leichter Law Firm, APC today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.
How Can I Prove I Am Being Discriminated Against Because of My Age in California?
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) is a Federal law that protects certain employees who are over 40 from employment discrimination and applies to most employers with 20 or more employees.
The ADEA protects certain applicants and employees 40 years of age and older from discrimination based on age in hiring, promotion, discharge, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.
That includes protection from the following adverse employment actions based on age:
- Failure to interview or hire
- Reduction in pay
- Transfer, demotion, or unfavorable job assignment
- Denying promotion or advancement
- Constructive discharge (resigning from a position because of an intolerable working environment)
If you are over the age of 40 and are being discriminated against for your age in a California workplace, no matter who is discriminating against you, contact the skilled employment law attorney in Pasadena at the Leichter Law Firm, APC today to discuss your case during a free consultation.
How Can I Prove I Am Being Discriminated Against for a Disability in California?
When a qualified individual with a disability applies for a position or is already an employee of a California company is treated unfavorably because of his or her condition, it may be interpreted as disability discrimination.
An individual with a disability is a person who:
- Has a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities
- Has a record of such an impairment
- Is regarded as having such an impairment
Disabled employees are protected from discrimination by multiple state and federal authorities, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Rehabilitation Act.
Applicants or employees who have a disability and the necessary skills, experience, and certifications for a job, and can perform its essential functions, must be supplied reasonable accommodations by their employer, so long as doing so would not cause undue hardship to the employer.
California’s Americans with Disabilities Act protects the rights of employees when their employers are not accommodating physical and/or mental disabilities, which may include:
- Modifying an employee’s hours and days to allow time for required medical treatment
- Making changes to existing equipment and facilities to help disabled workers
- Allowing for a reasonable amount of unpaid medical leave
- Transferring an employee to the same job or similar job at a different location
If your employer is failing to provide reasonable accommodations for your temporary or permanent disability, or if anyone within the organization is discriminating against you for your disability, contact the skilled employment law attorney in Pasadena at the Leichter Law Firm, APC for help today.
Contact the Leichter Law Firm, APC Employment Law Attorney in Pasadena
Aryeh Leichter, the Leichter Law Firm, APC founder, and Pasadena employment law attorney, can help you pursue your employer for their unlawful behavior, starting with a free consultation by calling 818-915-6624 or contacting the firm online today.