California Discrimination Lawyers

One of the fundamental principles of the American dream is that all people have an equal opportunity to get a job, earn promotions, and make a better life for themselves and their families. Fulfilling that dream can be very difficult, however, when employers pass qualified people over, target them for termination for discriminatory reasons or outsource their positions.

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. At Garay Law, our San José discrimination attorneys have successfully represented clients in a broad range of these cases. We have an especially strong reputation for our representation of employees in high-tech jobs. Approximately 20 percent of our clients have been victims of equal pay, gender, sex and age discrimination as a result of tech employers’ elimination of overqualified, tenured or highly paid employees.

Strong Representation For Victims Of Workplace Discrimination

Employers can discriminate in many ways. They can pass a person over for promotion, impose harsher punishment or terminate an employee for an infraction that only resulted in warnings for other employees and refuse special requests that are routinely approved for other employees. We fully investigate your case and work to show a pattern of behavior that proves discriminatory practices.

Our attorneys have experience handling all types of discrimination claims, including:

  • Gender or sex discrimination
  • Race discrimination
  • Age discrimination
  • Pregnancy discrimination
  • National origin discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Sexual orientation/gender identity discrimination
  • Religious discrimination

Contact Our Discrimination Attorneys

Contact our office to discuss your workplace discrimination claim with one of our lawyers. We are available during our regular business hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment evenings and weekends. You can reach us by phone at (888) 843-5209 or via email.

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Attorney Jose R. Garay

JOSE GARAY, APLC has successfully litigated and mediated (as lead counsel and co-counsel) wage and hour cases and obtained certification and appointment as class counsel in many class action lawsuits against some of the largest high-tech employers.

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Representative Cases

Garay Law is a premier boutique firm specializing in class action litigation serving clients all over California in the employment law realm. We have a strong sense of social responsibility and are committed to protecting and seeking enforcement of the rights of the California worker.

The following are representative cases Garay Law was involved in. To learn more, select one below:

  • Construction Workers: Employees Claim Meal And Rest Period Violations And Unpaid Overtime
    Case No. BC510859, Superior Court Of The State of California For Los Angeles County
  • California Labor Commissioner Cites Two Ukiah Restaurants Nearly $2 Million For Wage Theft Violations
    News Release No.: 13-57 · California Department of Industrial Relations
  • Construction Workers: Wage And Hour Lawsuit: NP Mechanical Inc.
    Case No. RIC 1307433
  • Independent Contractors: Breavex Incorporated, et al.
    Case No. 30-2011-00488995-CU-OE-CXC (Orange County Superior Court)
  • Supermarket Overtime, Rest Periods, Meal Period Violations: B & V Enterprises Inc.
    Orange County Superior Court
  • Drivers: Meal And Rest Periods, Overtime: One Stop Brake Supply Santa Ana Inc.
    Superior Court of the State of California County of Orange
  • Inside Salesperson Failure To Pay Commissions: Confidential Retail Defendant
    Superior Court of the State of California County of Orange
  • Inside Sales Person: Monex Deposit Co.
    Case No. 30-2013-00649669-CU-OE-CXC
  • Wage/Hour: Zynga Inc.
    Case No. 12-CV-217392 (Santa Clara County Superior Court)
  • Wage/Hour: Accenture LLP
    Case No. 30-2011-00496293-CU-OE-CXC
  • Wage/Hour: Novellus Systems Inc.
    Case No. 111CV212898
  • Wage/Hour: Citrix Systems Inc.
    Case No. SACV11-01121 DOC (RNBx)