Practice Areas

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”

HLF handles a broad range of employment matters. Our approach is client-centered, which means our clients remain involved at every turn. Our main practice areas are listed below.

PLAINTIFF’S SIDE EMPLOYMENT LAW - UNFAIR TERMINATION AND WRONGFUL TERMINATION CLAIMS
  • Wrongful termination Discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability, medical condition, age, gender, gender identity
  • Failure to Accommodate Disabilities
  • Failure to engage in the interactive process to find reasonable accommodation for disabled employees
INTERFERENCE WITH FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT (FMLA) AND CALIFORNIA FAMILY RIGHTS ACT (CFRA)
  • Interference with protected medical leave
  • Failure to provide medical leave, pregnancy leave, leave for jury duty, etc.
HARASSMENT AND ABUSE AT THE WORKPLACE
  • Sexual harassment – Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment
  • Harassment based on other categories, such as race, color, national origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity
  • Gender violence at the workplace
RETALIATION
  • Retaliation for Reporting Illegal Activity – Whistleblowing
  • Retaliation for reporting harassment or discrimination in the workplace
  • Retaliation for complaining about wages, overtime, meal or rest breaks
  • Retaliation for asking for medical leave or other disability-related accommodations or for asking for or using sick days
WAGE & HOUR, MEAL & REST CLAIMS
  • Unpaid wages, minimum wages, overtime wages
  • Missed or interrupted lunches or breaks
  • Required to work during lunches and breaks
  • Not being paid for rest breaks taken
  • Unreimbursed business expenses
  • Misclassification as independent contractor
  • California's Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (The “PAGA”)
EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS
  • Employment Contracts
  • Severance Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements / Non-Solicit Agreements
  • Arbitration Agreements
EMPLOYMENT LAW ADVICE & COUNSEL
  • Human Resource Consulting pertaining to proper payment of wages, proper handling of employee leaves, disabilities in the workplace, sick pay, vacation pay
  • Advice & counsel pertaining to properly taking care of your employees

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