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Labor and Employment Division

As many businesses are well aware, compliance with State Labor and Employment Laws can be complicated and difficult. Even the most minor and innocent infraction can expose a business to substantial liability, attorney's fees and penalties. With guidance from the Labor and Employment Division of Wright, Finlay & Zak ("WFZ"), businesses can undertake appropriate measures on the front end to help limit potential exposure, and if a claim does arise, WFZ can help you navigate the risks to extricate your business from the dispute in the most cost-effective manner possible.

WFZ's attorneys have a broad range of experience in Labor and Employment Law, representing employers of all types and sizes in all legal arenas, including, but not limited to State Courts, Federal Courts, the California Department of Labor, and the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. WFZ's attorneys have represented employers in defense of wage and hour claims, unemployment benefit claims, on-the-job injuries outside the scope of worker's compensation claims, ADA accessibility compliance and administrative hearings/appeals, including those involving unemployment benefits.

Our attorneys will vigorously defend employers in wrongful termination lawsuits and discrimination claims based on age, gender, race, religion or sexual harassment. If it is necessary to sue on behalf of the employer, such as where an employee breaches an employment contract, a non-disclosure agreement or a non-compete agreement, WFZ is well-equipped to represent employers in all of these capacities.

If you need advice or representation regarding a Labor or Employment Law matter, please contact Charles McKenna.

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