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Employment Law

Discriminated at Work? Wrongfully Terminated? Call Our Employment Law Attorney in Orange County, California For Help

Employment law is a broad area of law which includes workplace sexual harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Virtually any issue in the workplace could be addressed by an employment law attorney in Orange County, California. Most employees who are subjected to unlawful or improper conduct do not realize that they need an employment lawyer right away. This can harm a case, because the longer that an individual waits to file a claim, the harder it could be to prove the claim.

This is why Tim Dominguez Law aggressively pursues all employment law cases. We offer FREE consultations to review and advise you of the law, which is confidential and we will not contact your employer until you hire us to take action. There are no upfront costs or attorneys’ fees to begin with our law firm, and in some instances a defendant may be responsible for paying those fees for you. If you believe you have been subjected to unlawful conduct at work, call our employment law attorney in Orange County, California to schedule your free appointment by dialing NUMBER.

Types of Employment Law Cases We Handle

Since employment law is so broad, there are many different types of cases. Some of the most common types of cases include the following:

Workplace Sexual Harassment

There is no room in the workplace for sexual harassment. This is a dangerous type of harassment that could lead to permanent physical or emotional injury to a victim. It can escalate quickly and become violent quickly. Employers who fail to protect an employee from sexual harassment could be liable under California law.

This is particularly true if employers are the cause of the workplace sexual harassment, such as requesting sexual favors for promotions, or making hiring or firing decisions on sensual requests.

Anytime you or a loved one believe that you have been the victim of workplace sexual harassment, call an employment law attorney in Orange County, California for help.

Employment Discrimination

State and federal law protect certain classes of persons from discrimination. Despite this, far too many employers engage in unlawful conduct. Some of the most common forms of employment discrimination according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) include the following:

– Retaliation
– Race
– Gender
– Disability
– Age
– National original
– Color
– Religion, and
– Other claims that are discriminatory and protected.

If you believe that you have faced employment discrimination for hiring, firing, promotions, scheduling, or any other work-related function, you may have rights under California law to seek compensation.

Wrongful Termination

Although California is an “at will” state which means that an employer could fire you for any reason and no reason at all, there are certain exceptions to this rule. The first and most obvious is when you have a contract that protects you from being fired, such as through a union.

The second is when the termination is premised on a discriminatory purpose. The grounds noted by the EEOC above are the main grounds that a person cannot be discriminatorily terminated under California and federal law. If an employer terminates a worker for these reasons, it could be a wrongful termination that should be handled by an employment law attorney in Orange County, California.

Did Something Happen at Work? Ask Our Employment Law Attorney in Orange County, California to Examine Your Case For Free

If you believe you have been the victim of workplace misconduct, call Tim Dominguez Law to speak with our employment law attorney in Orange County, CA. We offer FREE consultations and have a “no win, no fee” guarantee to taking cases. This means that there is no upfront financial risk for working with our law firm. Learn more by calling 800-5756-LAW or sending us a message through our “Contact Us” box available here.