Employment Litigation

How an Attorney Can Help You: A Close Look at Equal Pay Day

At Makarem & Associates, we have experience in wage and hour class action litigation matters and want to help if you have not been paid fairly in the workplace. There are many violations that can take place by employers who are treating their employees...

What To Do If You Are Sexually Harassed

Getting sexually harassed at the workplace can be an extremely traumatizing experience for anyone. It can affect your productivity, destroy your confidence, and eventually take a toll on your emotional health. Sexual Harassment – The Elephant in the...

Types of Sexual Harassment in California

It’s 2017, but it’s not hard to believe that sexual harassment, and various other forms of harassment continue to occur within the workplace. An untold number of people across California still find themselves dealing with horrifying work environments...

California Employment Discrimination: Drugs & Alcohol

There are many cases wherein an individual may feel as though he or she is being treated poorly by their employer. This is usually the case with issues involving discrimination or bullying. However, it can also be apparent in circumstances where an individual...

The Fair Pay Act For Employees and Employers

Recently, the governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed the California Fair Pay Act (SB 358, Jackson), and changed the business wages landscape for all employers and employees covered by the jurisdiction of California. The new law, effective from 1st...