If you have faced discrimination in the workplace, or if your rights have been violated on the job, then you can rely on Alan Burton Newman, PLC, a Los Angeles FLSA lawyer who has successfully faced off against large companies on behalf of his clients.
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Mr. Newman has successfully defended workers’ rights against legal opponents that have included, ABC Television, DreamWorks, General Motors, the LAPD and many other entities. No case is too small or too big for him to handle with diligence and skill. Discover how he can help you assert your rights under FLSA—contact the office today!
The FLSA is a federal law that protects workers in every state, but California has created its own Fair Labor Standards Act, which includes the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Together, these provide even larger protections for workers than federal laws do. When a federal statue might disagree with a California rule, whichever law benefits the employee more is what will be upheld in court.
California’s overtime rules say that an employee is owed 1.5 times one’s regular rate for:
Under FEHA, workers are owed double time pay for:
It is important to note that there are exceptions to the provisions laid out in FLSA, as certain types of employees do not match the requirements for these overtime rules. If there is any doubt as to what applies to your situation, call an FLSA attorney today!
The Fair Employment and Housing Act portion of California’s FLSA includes lengthy protections. Ultimately, the employee rights listed here boil down to a protection from discrimination against employees, job applicants, and independent contractors because of their:
Mr. Newman has decades of experience to pour into your claim. Find out if you have a case when you schedule your free case review with this proven FLSA lawyer. You’ll have no upfront legal fees to worry about, as you don’t pay a cent unless Mr. Newman wins your case.
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