Employment Law

Employment Law

Employment law is a broad and complex area of practice impacting every aspect of the employer and employee relationship.  We work closely with employers to provide advice in areas such as hiring applicants, wage and hour, discipline and performance, and the disability interactive process.

Much of our practice is devoted to advising agencies regarding compliance with the innumerable employment related laws and regulations. These include California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and many others.

Areas in which we work

Pre-Employment

LCW provides counsel and advice through the pre-employment process, including applications, discrimination, background checks, criminal backgrounds, conditional offers, and pre-employment medical exams.  

Personnel Issues

LCW provides counsel and advice to manage employee performance and discipline. This includes performance evaluations, performance improvement plans, suspensions, demotions, and terminations.

Administrative Proceedings

LCW has established a successful record of representing our clients in a wide spectrum of administrative hearings, including proceedings before arbitrators and hearing officers, fact finding and arbitration panels, personnel and civil service commissions, state labor commissions, the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Fair Employment and Housing Commission (FEHC).

Training

Our firm provides a number of trainings to help agencies stay current on employment laws and their interpretations. Explore our calendar to find one near you.

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News & Knowledge

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Jul 12, 2017 Tips from the Table

Preparing for Factfinding

LCW Named a Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

LCW Named a Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys

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Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Erich Shiners Joins LCW

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Jul 10, 2017 Press Release

Nine LCW Attorneys Selected to the List of 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Aug 15, 2017 Blog Posts

New FLSA Decision Sheds Light On Employee “Off-The-Clock” Claims

Over the past decade, employers have been daunted with increased litigation, including overtime cases filed under the Fair Labor and Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Indeed, in the 2016 Fiscal Year, the Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) of the U.S. Department of Labor determined

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Blog Posts

Retaliation Claims– Unique Concerns And How To Be Prepared

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With 5 offices across California, our attorneys are always nearby. Whether you are seeking legal advice and counsel, or simply looking to schedule a preventative training workshop, we are here to help!

Recent Developments in Industrial Disability Retirements and How to Prepare
Aug 22, 2017 Seminars / Webinars
Harassment Prevention: Train the Trainer (Los Angeles, CA)
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Harassment Prevention: Train the Trainer (Fresno, CA)
Sep 13, 2017 Seminars / Webinars
The Unique Challenges of Disability Accommodation for Public Safety Employees
Sep 13, 2017 Seminars / Webinars
Harassment Prevention: Train the Trainer (San Diego, CA)
Sep 22, 2017 Seminars / Webinars
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Please contact Cynthia Weldon, Director of Marketing & Training, 310.981.2000.

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