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Employment Law Services

Los Angeles Employment Attorney

Malatesta Law Stands Up for Employees

Every employee deserves to work in an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Every employee also deserves to be paid all earned wages and receive all breaks that are covered under the law. When an employer violates an employee's rights, Malatesta Law fights for that employee and helps them pursue the compensation they deserve.

Fighting for Workers in Los Angeles and Throughout California

Malatesta Law is located in Los Angeles County and represents employees throughout California. With today's technology, Malatesta Law is able to effectively represent individuals across the state. Employers do not simply hire the closest law firm and neither should an employee in need of legal representation. Regardless of where an employee lives in California, they deserve to have the highest level of legal representation.

No Recovery, No Fee

Malatesta Law represents employees on a contingency fee basis. If clients do not receive a recovery, Malatesta Law firm does not earn a fee.

FAQs Employment Laws

Clients throughout Los Angeles turn to Malatesta Law to get answers to employment law questions. Here are a few answers to common questions employees have about worker rights:

What rights do employees have in California?

Employees in the state of California have the following rights:

  • The right to be free from harassment and discrimination in the work environment.
  • The right to be free from retaliation from filing a complaint against an employer.
  • The right to be paid for each hour worked and often the right to be paid overtime, and take meal and rest breaks.
  • The right to work in a safe environment.

What are some of the common examples of element law cases?

Examples of employment law cases include:

  • Discrimination Cases
  • Sexual Harassment Cases
  • Employer Retaliation Cases
  • Unpaid Wages Cases
  • Wrongful Termination

What is wrongful termination?

In California, it is illegal for an employee to be terminated based on: sex, race, physical disability, mental disability, age, religion, national origin, reporting discrimination or harassment, reporting illegal conduct, reporting unsafe conduct, or for taking certain types of leave.

Are employees in California entitled to a meal break?

Non-exempt employees working at least 5 hours, must be provided with an off-duty 30 minute meal break before the end of the 5th hour worked. Non-exempt employees working at least 10 hours, must be provided with a second off-duty 30 minute meal break before the end of the 10th hour worked.

Malatesta Law's Client's Testimonials

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Andrew J. Malatesta is the founder of Malatesta Law. Mr. Malatesta exclusively represents Southern California employees in labor and employment law matters – that is it. Because of the narrow focus of Mr. Malatesta’s legal practice, he has a comprehensive understanding of California employment law. He knows exactly what it takes to successfully litigate an employee’s case.

Mr. Malatesta represents employees because he is passionate about protecting employees' rights. He strongly believes all individuals deserve to be treated with dignity and respect in the workplace. He vigorously represents his clients and fights to uphold all of their legal rights including, the right to be free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace and the right to be paid all wages earned.

When an employer violates the law, Andrew J. Malatesta works relentlessly to obtain the compensation his client deserves. Mr. Malatesta is devoted to his clients and has successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation for California employees.

Standing Up for Employees' Rights in Los Angeles, CA

California law provides employees with substantial and important rights. Malatesta Law is dedicated to ensuring that these rights are protected. Call Malatesta Law, an employment law firm, in Los Angeles for a free consultation. Malatesta Law represents employees on a contingency fee basis and does not earn a penny until clients recover compensation.

Malatesta Law
Office Location:

16501 Ventura Blvd, Suite 400
Encino, CA 91436

Phone: (424) 284-1384