Ventura, California is a great place to live and establish a career. However, like in any other place, workplace discrimination can compromise your efforts to build a successful career. California state and federal laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees because of their medical condition, race, sex, or other personal characteristics.
If you have experienced workplace discrimination, Ventura employment attorneys at Limonjyan Law Group can help you seek compensation for lost benefits and pay, suffering, and emotional pain.
Employee Rights in Ventura
The employment and labor laws protect all employees in Ventura from workplace discrimination. While your employers can dismiss you for no reason, you can sue an employer who has violated your rights under the California labor and employment law. Understanding your rights as an employee allows you to identify when an employer infringes on your rights.
Some of the rights you are entitled to as an employee include:
- The right to not be fired for filing complaints against your employer
- The right to a workplace environment free of discrimination and harassment
- The right to fair wages and equal compensation
- The right to a safe working environment free of any condition that can cause illnesses and injuries.
- Right to medical and family leave
Representation in Wrongful Termination Actions
Most workers in Ventura are employed “at will,” meaning that your employer doesn’t have to provide reasons for terminating you. However, if you are fired in violation of your employment contract, because of discrimination, or for exercising your rights, you have a right to file a wrongful termination claim.
If you suspect you were fired for contract violation, retaliation, or discrimination by your Ventura employer, schedule a consultation with a lawyer from Limonjyan Law Group today. We will offer the representation you deserve to get rightful compensation.
The Whistleblower Protection Act was created to protect employees who report wrongdoings at the workplace. The protection allows employees to speak out without fearing reprisal. At Limonjyan Law Group, we will help you file a complaint and offer the legal representation you deserve to ensure your rights are upheld.
Resolving Claims of Unpaid Wages
When an employer fails to pay what they owe, or if they fail to meet the minimum wage requirements, you have a right to file a claim and recover damages. When you fail to receive wages, ensure you inform your employer to check whether there was a mistake. If it turns out there were unlawful deductions or wage theft, you can file a claim and recover your unpaid wages.
Workplace harassment occurs when a worker or a group of workers feel belittled or intimidated by their colleagues. Harassment occurs when an employer makes the workplace environment uncomfortable for a particular group of employees or one employee in particular. Some of the most common types of harassment in Ventura include:
- Digital harassment (cyberbullying)
- Psychological harassment
- Verbal harassment
- Sexual harassment
- Physical harassment
Contact a Ventura Employment Attorney Today
If you have experienced workplace discrimination in Ventura, we’re ready to offer the help you need to ensure your rights are upheld. Contact us online or call us at 213-277-7444 to discover more and schedule a free consultation.