Employment law

Employment Law

The employee rights lawyers at Garay Law have represented clients throughout California in all types of employment and labor law cases. Our extensive experience with these matters allows us to be much more proactive in our efforts to ensure that employee rights are protected and to hold California employers accountable to the law.

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Consumer protection

Consumer Protection Law

If you find yourself targeted by companies that call you at all hours of the day, send you text messages without first receiving unambiguous permission or subject you to other forms of unwanted communication, you need to know one thing — you have legal rights.

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Individual Case, Multi-Party, or Class Action?

We represent employees in individual cases, class actions and multiparty actions. Our experienced attorneys carefully analyze every case and help clients determine whether an individual claim or joint action will maximize the value of their claim and increase the likelihood of success.

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Tech employment

Tech Employment Law

At Garay Law, we fight for the interests of employees in the high-tech industry and routinely stand up against even the largest tech giants in the world. Our high-tech employment attorneys and our affiliated lawyers have gained a reputation as dedicated employee advocates and have successfully represented clients in individual and multiparty actions.

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Wrongful Termination

As an employment at will state, California allows employers to terminate employees at any time, with or without cause. That does not mean, however, that there is no such thing as an illegal termination in California.

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Harassment

Workplace Harassment

When you go to work, you should be allowed to do your job without being harassed by your co-workers. Harassment is against the law, and employers have a responsibility to implement and enforce policies to prevent harassment.

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Wage & Hour Disputes

If you are not being paid for overtime or missed breaks or you do not receive appropriate meal and rest breaks, our wage and hour disputes attorneys will fight to recover the unpaid wages as well as any other damages available in your case.

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Severance & Layoffs

When a company goes through a reorganization or downsizing, layoffs are frequently part of the process. In many cases, the people who are being laid off are offered a severance package that can include cash, certain employment benefits and other considerations.

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Employment law

Manufacturing Employees

Whether you are a designer, manufacturing engineer, developer, fabricator or any other worker in the manufacturing process, our attorneys have the experience and innovative litigation strategies necessary to protect your rights.

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Information Technology (IT) Professionals

Since 2001, Garay Law has served as a premier resource for IT professionals facing overtime issues and other employment law matters. We know that those in IT do not often get to work typical “9-to-5” hours. Due to the long hours that IT positions require, it is vital for you to understand whether you have been properly classified.

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Employment law

H-1B Employees

Whether you are a skilled foreign worker employed in certain specialty occupations or a U.S. worker discriminatorily displaced by an H-1B sponsoring employer, federal and California laws protect your wages, working conditions and civil rights.

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Employment law

FMLA / CFRA Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) allows leave for a period of up to 12 weeks for employees who have worked for their employer for at least 12 months and have worked for at least 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months at a location where at least 50 employees are employed by the employer within 75 miles.

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Employment law

Employment Law For Engineers

In California, the law requires that engineers and other high-tech employees be paid overtime that is commensurate with their job duties and their hours worked. Although many companies attempt to avoid this requirement by classifying engineers as exempt employees, these companies do not realize — or do not care — that the law is only concerned with day-to-day job duties.

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Employment Discrimination

Numerous California and federal laws protect employees against workplace discrimination of any kind. If you feel that you are being discriminated against at work, you should have your case reviewed by a qualified lawyer who can help you understand your rights.

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