Protecting Employee Rights in San Diego County

Wrongful Termination

Termination based on protected traits, characteristics or certain activities, aside from performance or misconduct, may be grounds for a wrongful termination case. If you feel you’ve been fired unfairly, contact me to see if your legal rights have been violated.
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Unfair treatment based on gender, race, pregnancy or other factors is far too common in modern businesses. If you’ve been wrongfully terminated, demoted or dismissed, contact me for a free consultation.
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Harassment is any unwelcome behavior at work, from a coworker, boss or anyone associated with your job. Learn how “company culture” does not excuse bad behavior, and let me help you stop the cycle.
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If you feel you’re being “punished” at work for speaking out or standing up for your rights or the rights of others, you could be a victim of retaliation. If this is happening to you, I want to hear your story – and ensure your employer is held accountable.
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Equal Pay

Women are entitled to be paid the same as men for equal work. It is the the law. If you are a woman and earn less than your male co-workers yet have the same job duties, contact me to enforce your rights.
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Wage and Hour Disputes

Being “overworked and underpaid” shouldn’t cross a legal line. Here in California, we have laws to protect you – such as minimum wage and caps on working hours. I can help you navigate these laws, and ensure they’re working for you.
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When your reputation is tarnished in the workplace, it can impact your emotional health and damage your career. I can help protect you from harmful rumors and navigate your legal rights.
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Christopher Hayes, San Diego Employment Attorney

It’s never easy to face hardships in the workplace. But when those hardships cross a legal line, finding the right lawyer makes all the difference. In my practice, I believe my clients come first. I want to do more than represent you – I want to empower you. By taking the time to learn you story, and helping you understand your rights, we can bring fairness back into the hard work you do.

  • 25 years of experience
  • Faced businesses big and small, from start-ups to corporations
  • 100% contingency-based practice
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