Whether we like it or not, the average person spends most of their time at work, far more than they do pursuing their hobbies or even spending time with their families. This fact alone, not to mention all of the labor and effort employees expend on behalf of their employers, should be reflected upon appreciatively. Some employers do offer this appreciation, while others do not. However, whether or not an employer understands the value of their employees, they are legally obligated to respect their rights.
Every employee has a right to a workplace that prioritizes and protects their safety without exposing them to unsafe and discriminatory practices. They have a right to work without having their mental and physical wellbeing unduly harmed.
Unfortunately, some employers fail to respect and adhere to the laws protecting their employees. Some employers violate their employees’ rights because they assume they will be able to get away with it. After all, they hold the power. What is the average employee, who depends on the paycheck the employer controls, going to do about it?
That’s where Farnell & Norman come in. We are fierce, dedicated advocates for the rights of employees in the San Francisco area. We believe that the hard-won victories for employee rights in this country should not have been in vain, and are prepared to bring the full force of the law down on employers who would trample those rights. Employees should never be left in the dust while their more powerful employers evade responsibility and accountability for their actions. We see to it that this unacceptable behavior is duly litigated, exposed, and made right through settlements commensurate with the damages caused.
As some of the best employment rights attorneys in San Francisco, Farnell & Norman cover a wide range of specialty practice areas related to employment law. These include:
- Discrimination: Discrimination cases involve employees being discriminated against simply for being who they are, whether that’s based on their race, gender, religion, disability, nationality, or sexuality.
- Wage Violations: Employers are legally obligated to fairly compensate their employees, as agreed upon in the conditions of their employment. Some employers find ways to shirk payment, or not to pay on time or in full.
- Unpaid Overtime: Many employees have the right to be paid overtime wages when they work over a certain number of hours. Unpaid overtime is when employers refuse or neglect to pay them what they are owed.
- Sexual Harassment: Any employer who either sexually harasses an employee or allows them to be sexually harassed without taking sufficient action can be held legally liable.
- Whistleblowing: When something unethical is happening in the workplace and an employee feels responsible for exposing it, they are legally protected. Employers who retaliate against them can be held liable.
- Toxic And Hostile Workplaces: There are many ways that workplaces can become toxic, either to an individual or to employees as a whole. This often constitutes a violation of employees’ rights.
Have you had your employment rights violated? Don’t wait. Call Farnell & Norman for a free consultation today at (949) 553-1300.
Advocates For Employees
Whether you live to work or work to live, your place of employment should foster an environment that prioritizes your physical and mental health. Unfortunately, this is not always the case here in California. When the state fails to shield its workers from discriminatory and unsafe practices, we at Farnell & Norman use the sword that is employment law to hold those employers accountable.
We handle matters involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, unpaid overtime, wage violations, whistleblowing, and more. Over the decades, we’ve pursued hundreds of employment cases for the workers of Orange County. If we can’t reach a successful settlement, then we turn to our extensive courtroom experience and abundant resources to litigate your case for a favorable resolution.
Chances are, you spend a significant portion of your time on the job. If that work environment has become unbearable or has discriminated against you based on your race, religion, disability, etc., you need an Employment Law Attorney in Irvine, CA. Unsafe and toxic workplaces demand unjust sacrifices from their employees on a daily basis, and that is why California gives you rights as a worker. When you’re ready to recharge your career and assert those rights, our extensive knowledge of employment law is at your service.
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