Huntington Beach Employment Attorney
Yash Law Group serves residents and businesses in Huntington Beach, California in employment and labor law lawsuits. Huntington Beach is a coastal city located within Orange County. It boasts a population of more than 200,000 and is located 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles. As Huntington Beach’s sunny moniker suggests, the self-proclaimed “Surf City” hosts annual events like the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing and the Great Pacific Airshow for aerial enthusiasts, which attracts hundreds of thousands of consumers and create local jobs. Much of Huntington Beach’s nightlife is located near the shore on Main Street and filled with renowned bars and pubs as well as fine dining and craft beer eateries.
Huntington Beach is one of the leading commercial and industrial centers in Southern California. As the city has a mixed economy of retail, industrial, technological, aerospace, manufacturing, hotel, and retail sectors, Orange County labor law firm Yash Law Group is an optimal choice for the diverse population in Huntington Beach, CA to provide representation in employment and labor cases. Among the top five employers in Huntington Beach, CA as of 2018 are Boeing Company, Quiksilver, Cambro Manufacturing, Verizon, and the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, all of which are subject to laws that apply to employers with more than 50 employees, such as the California Family Rights Act and the Family & Medical Leave Act.Orange County Labor Lawyer Serving Fullerton, Huntington Beach, and Santa Ana
Experienced trial attorney Yashdeep “Jesse” Singh focuses primarily on employment and labor litigation, such as lawsuits alleging unpaid wages, meal and rest break violations, unreimbursed business expenses, and penalties for not timely paying employees upon separation of employment. A lawsuit against an employer based out of Huntington Beach, CA can be filed in Orange County Superior Court of California. Similarly, a wage complaint can also be filed in the Santa Ana district office of the California Labor Commissioner.
Employment and labor law firm Yash Law Group serves Huntington Beach and has represented many employees, workers, and independent contractors in cases involving California Labor Code violations. Importantly, California Labor Code violations extend beyond unpaid wages, failure to provide meal and rest periods, and unreimbursed business expenses. They also included anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation provisions. Three of these provisions include:
- Labor Code section 98.6. It is unlawful for an employer to fire, suspend, or demote an employee for making a written or oral complaint that he or she is owed unpaid wages or for exercising on behalf of himself, herself, or others of any rights afforded him or her. An employer that violates section 98.6 may be subject to a penalty of up to $10,000.
- Labor Code section 232.5. It is unlawful for an employer to fire, suspend, or demote an employee for disclosing information about the employee’s working conditions, such as unsafe working conditions or nonpayment of wages.
- Labor Code section 1102.5. It is unlawful for an employer to fire, suspend, or demote an employee for disclosing information about the employer that the employee reasonably believes violates the law. An employer that violates section 1102.5 may be subject to a penalty of up to $10,000 if it is a corporation or limited liability company.
These California Labor Code provision provide expansive whistleblower protections to employees who have complained about or reported unpaid wages to their employer and are then terminated. Employees who are subject to a violation of California Labor Code sections 98.6, 232.5, and 1102.5 may be entitled to compensatory damages, reinstatement of their job, and penalties. An experienced trial lawyer can help.Contact Us For a Free Consultation Regarding Wage and Hour Claims
Our labor and employment lawyer Yashdeep “Jesse” Singh has represented employees within the Huntington Beach region who have experienced wrongful termination or retaliatory actions, including termination, disciplinary actions, and/or disparate treatment in the workplace as a result of reporting unpaid wages or missed meal and rest periods. If you live or work in Huntington Beach, California and were not provided overtime wages or meal and rest breaks or were fired for complaining about Labor Code violations, contact the Labor Code wage lawyer at Yash Law Group, who champions employees’ rights throughout California and has represented workers in court, arbitration, and Labor Commissioner proceedings. In addition, he has represented employees in pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, race discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation cases.