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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Constructive Receipt
Feb 13, 2019 Tips from the Table

Constructive Receipt

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Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

LCW Announces Three New Partners: Linda Adler, Jennifer Rosner and Max Sank

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Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

LCW Named a Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys

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Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

LCW Victory Named “2017 Top Verdict”

Fresno, CA (February,  2018) – We are excited to announce that LCW’s litigation victory on behalf of the City of Stockton has been named a “Top Verdict” of 2017 by the Daily Journal.  The matter was recognized as one of the most impactful defense verdicts of the yea
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Governor Brown Appoints LCW Attorney Erich Shiners to PERB Board

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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!

Mandated Ethics for Public Officials
Apr 8, 2019 Seminars / Webinars

Mandated Ethics for Public Officials

Speaker: Michael Youril
Your Managers Just Organized – What Do You Do? Labor Relations & Your EERR
Apr 10, 2019 Seminars / Webinars
Harassment Prevention: Train the Trainer (Los Angeles, CA)
Apr 19, 2019 Seminars / Webinars
Mandated Reporting
May 1, 2019 Seminars / Webinars

Mandated Reporting

Speaker: Julie L. Strom
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