Fergus Johnson

Attorney Fergus Johnson has been an AFL-CIO member for 14 years, serving his union as an executive trustee, a shop steward, and a director. Coming from a strong labor background, and with a desire to help his fellow workers, law school was the obvious next step.

As a labor attorney with Rose Law, Fergus enjoys helping working people by applying his legal knowledge and skills, plus his practical experience as a union official. Fergus is an active member of International Association of Firefighters, Local 522.


  • Lincoln Law School, Juris Doctor
  • University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science (with college honors)

Bar Admissions


Carrasco v. State Personnel Bd. (CA4/2 E072892 10/8/21) Probation Rejection/State Personnel Board 

| State Employment, State Personnel Board, Writ of Mandate (Mandamus) | No Comments
Plaintiff and appellant Jenaro Carrasco worked as a parole agent for real party in interest Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (department) for five years.  He was then promoted to the…

Lim v. TForce Logistics (9th Cir. 20-55564 8/12/21) Arbitration/Unconscionability 

| Arbitration, Independent Contractor, Misclassification | No Comments
The panel affirmed the district court’s denial of defendants’ motion to compel arbitration of employment-related claims on the grounds that the delegation clause and arbitration provision in the plaintiff’s contract…

Jamie Zepeda Labor Contracting v. Department of Industrial etc. (CA4/1 D078062 8/12/21) DLSE Minimum Wage Citations/Farm Labor Contractors 

| Labor Code, Wages & Overtime Law | No Comments
California law requires that employers pay agricultural workers a minimum wage “on the established payday for the period involved.”  (Cal. Code. Regs., tit. 8, § 11140, subd. (4)(B).)  Labor Code section…