Employment Law

Employment law is a complicated collection of laws and rules that regulate relationships between employers and employees.  The consequences of bad employment decisions can be significant.  This is a minefield employer need Paul Garcia and Associates to help them navigate.  Employment law is an area of the law where proactive risk mitigation is possible to help avoid serious financial implications after the fact.  Many employment issues can be resolved early with quality legal advice.  The best approach to an employee issue is legal advice from our attorneys when an employment arises, not after it has become an EEOC claim or lawsuit.  We can provide timely advice on how to handle employment issues from the inception of the employee’s accommodation request or claims to help avoid costly litigation and damages down the road. The most common claims involve the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), minimum wage laws, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), overtime pay, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), collective bargaining, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) amongst the many other federal, state and city employment laws. All employers must follow this myriad of laws and you need experienced lawyers to advise you need to do so in order to comply with the laws.  Paul Garcia and Associates will provide prompt advice when an employment issue arises and defend you in any action brought by your employees.