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Zakay Law Group stands by your side. We believe that all employees should be treated fairly, employers held to high standards, and large companies be responsible when they violate the law.

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$2 Million Settlement: a large group of California employees against an international hotel chain

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$2.1 Million Settlement: a group of California traveling nurses against a national medical service provider

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OUR AREAS OF PRACTICE

DISCRIMINATION

In California, it is illegal for employers to discriminate against employees based on their race, gender, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and some other, less common classes of protected groups. If your employer treats you differently because you fall into one of those groups, you may have a claim for discrimination. Discrimination claims include wrongful termination, as well as other negative treatment at work.

RETALIATION

If you engaged in a protected activity and feel like your employer “punished” you for it, you may have a claim for retaliation. Under California employment laws, employees who engage in a protected activity cannot be terminated or otherwise retaliated against by their employer in response to their conduct. Not every activity is a “protected activity,” however, and you should consult with a California employment attorney before bringing claims for retaliation.

WRONGFUL TERMINATION

Wrongful termination comes in many forms and shapes. California is an “at-will” employment state, and your employer can terminate you at any time for no reason at all. But, if the reason for your termination is an unlawful one, you may have a claim for wrongful termination. Examples include termination for discriminatory reasons, or termination in retaliation for a protected activity.

WAGE & HOUR

California’s wage and hour laws are complicated and comprehensive. Employers in California are subject to numerous labor laws governing various employment practices. The rate at which your employer pays you, the overtime you’re entitled to, and when you are supposed to be paid, are all subject to strict laws that many companies fail to comply with. Similarly, California employers must provide employees with meal breaks and rest breaks in compliance with very specific labor laws.

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Nurses, Other Hourly Employees, Sue Employer For California Employment Violations

Nurses and other hourly employees filed a lawsuit last month against their California employer. The Complaint was filed by 6 employees who worked in California for the Defendant since...

Car Sales Persons Sue California Dealership For Employment Law Violations

Car Sales Persons in Santa Barbara, California filed a lawsuit last month against their employer; Stowasser Buick-GMC, Inc. The employment complaint was filed with the Santa Barbara...

Minimum Wage, Meal Breaks, At Issue In A Recent Lawsuit Against T.R.L. Systems, Inc.

Minimum wage and meal breaks are at the center of a recently filed lawsuit against T.R.L. Systems, Inc. The employment law action was filed in Orange County Superior Court in California....

Truck Drivers Were Misclassified As Independent Contractors According To A San Bernardino Class Action

Truck drivers in California filed an employment class action against their employer earlier this year. The plaintiff filed the complaint in the California Superior Court for the County of...

San Diego Employee Sues for Labor Law Violations Against Local Equipment Sale and Rental Company

San Diego employee working for an equipment sales and rental company filed a lawsuit late last month with the San Diego Superior Court. The defendant is Otay Mesa Sales, Inc. The company...

Unpaid Overtime Claims at Center of Class Action Against Real Estate Marketing Firm

Unpaid overtime claims are at issue in a recently filed class action against a California real estate marketing firm. The employment lawsuit was filed in early October 2019 in the San...

Marriott Staffing Company Hit With Class Action Over Employment Practices

Marriott hotels in California, as well as other brands like the Westin, often use the services of staffing companies to help with their employment needs. One such staffing company is a...

Sales Person Files Class Action Against Television Broadcasting Company In California

Sales Person files a class action against her employer for unpaid breaks, according to a recent lawsuit. The complaint was filed by a former sales person working in the marketing...

Domino’s Pizza Franchise Owner Sued Over Labor Law Violations

Domino's Pizza franchise owner, Island Pizza, Inc. is the Defendant in a recently filed class action. The law offices of Zakay Law Group, APC and the JCL Law Firm, APC filed the complaint...

Laugh Factory In Los Angeles Sued Over Employment Practices

Laugh Factory, the famous standup comedy club in Los Angeles is the subject of a lawsuit filed recently with the Los Angeles Superior Court. The lawsuit was filed as an employment class...

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Legal cases can be lengthy, complicated, and confusing, but you don’t have to take on the system all by yourself. If you believe someone has violated your individual rights, or the rights of a large group of people in your community, we can help you find the right course of action.

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