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Violations of Workplace Rights

Employment Cases

As an employee, you are protected by a number of federal, state, and local laws. We work on several different types of cases involving workplace violations, such as:

Discrimination and Retaliation based on:

  • sex
  • gender
  • sexual orientation
  • religion
  • color
  • race
  • age
  • disability
  • medical/maternity leave
  • breast feeding mother
  • Labor & Industries claim
  • whistleblower

An employer's failure to provide workplace accommodations for a:

  • temporary disability
  • permanent disability
  • breast feeding mother

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations:

  • interference with taking FMLA leave
  • retaliation for taking FMLA leave
  • discrimination for taking FMLA leave

Sexual Harassment:

  • unwelcome sexual advances or conduct that creates a hostile work environment
  • quid pro quo (person in authority demands that you tolerate the advances or conduct as a condition to getting or keeping your job)
  • harassment based on sex or gender

 Unequal Pay: 

  • unequal pay between men and women at your workplace
  • unequal pay based on your disability, age, religion, race, color, gender, or sexual orientation

Wage and Hour:

  • Not receiving meal and rest breaks
  • Failure to pay overtime
  • Failure to pay worked lunches/breaks

Non-Compete Employment Agreements:

  • an employment contract that restricts a former employee from working in their field of work in a specified area and/or for a specified time period (e.g., "Employee after termination cannot work as a chiropractor within a 50 mile radius of employer for 3 years after termination")