Do You Know The Difference Between Employment Law & Labor Law?

Expertise In Both Can Be Critical To Success In Your Legal Case

Labor Law

Labor law refers to the legal relationship between employers, employees, and trade, labor, or professional organizations, associations or unions. Labor law includes the laws and methods of:

  • Collective bargaining for wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of the workers’ employment;
  • Enforcing the collective bargaining agreement through administrative grievances, arbitration, and in California and federal courts;
  • Seeking redress for illegal conduct by the employer or the union through prosecution or defense of unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board or the Public Employment Relations Board;
  • Organizing and holding representation, decertification, severance, and other elections relating to union status and governance; and
  • Representation and defense of individual union members who are under investigation or facing adverse employment actions.
  • Defense of employees before civil service commissions, personnel boards, boards, councils, arbitrators, and administrative law judges.

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Employment Law

Employment law refers to the wide array of California and federal laws governing the rights and obligations of employers and employees in the workplace, regardless of whether the employees are organized into a union. Employment laws include:

  • Wage, pay, overtime, and working hours provisions;
  • Paid and unpaid leave provisions;
  • Disability anti-discrimination and accommodations laws;
  • Pension protection laws;
  • Sex, race, religious, political, and other anti-harassment laws;
  • Laws against workplace violence;
  • Laws prohibiting illegal firings for reasons against public policy;
  • Unemployment compensation;
  • Non-disclosure, anti-solicitation, and non-compete agreements;
  • Employment agreements;
  • Severance pay;
  • Layoffs, reorganizations, and reductions in force;
  • Independent contractor agreements;
  • Trade secrets contracts;
  • Privacy, autonomy, liberty interests of employees and employers; and
  • Many other laws and administrative regulations.

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California Counties Our Labor & Employment Attorneys Serve

The sex harassment, illegal discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation, race discrimination, disability discrimination, ADA, FEHA, whistleblower, and class action attorneys of Rose Law represent employees throughout all 58 California counties including: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo, and Yuba. If you’ve been searching for the best lawyer for your labor or employment case, call 1-800-456-2767 for legal help.

California Cities and Towns Served by Our Labor & Employment Lawyers

The labor, employment, union member, association, public employee, unfair practice charge, grievance, PERB, NLRB, collective bargaining lawyers handle cases in every city and town in California, such as: Sacramento, Gold River, El Dorado Hills, Roseville, Rocklin, Loomis, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Stockton, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Rancho Murrieta, Galt, Isleton, Woodland, Modesto, Ceres, Lodi, Auburn, Placerville, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Pollock Pines, North Highlands, Pleasant Valley, South Lake Tahoe, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Long Beach, Oakland, Bakersfield, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Riverside, Chula Vista, Fremont, Irvine, San Bernardino, Oxnard, Fontana, Moreno Valley, Glendale, Huntington Beach, Santa Clarita, Garden Grove, Santa Rose, Oceanside, Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Lancaster, Palmdale, Corona, Salinas, Pomona, Torrance, Hayward, Escondido, Sunnyvale, Pasadena, Orange, Fullerton, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Ventura, Moorpark, Calabasas, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Westlake Village, Malibu, Agoura, Somis, Saticoy, Camarillo, Simi Valley, Visalia, Concord, Santa Clara, Vallejo, Victorville, El Monte, Berkeley, Downey, Costa Mesa, Inglewood, West Covina, Norwalk, Carlsbad, Fairfield, Richmond, Murrieta, Burbank, Antioch, Daly City, Temecula, Santa Maria, El Cajon, Rialto, San Mateo, Compton, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Clovis, South Gate, Vista, Mission Viejo, Vacaville, Carson, Hesperia, Redding, Red Bluff, Quincy, Fort Bragg, Mendocino, Westminster, Santa Barbara, Chico, Whittier, Newport Beach, Manhattan Beach, San Leandro, Burlingame, Hawthorne, San Marcos, Alhambra, Tracy, Livermore, Buena Park, Lakewood, Merced, Hemet, Chino, Menifee, Lakeport, Lake Forest, Petaluma, Napa, Sonoma, Healdsburg, and others. If you need the best attorney for your labor and employment law case but don’t see your city or community listed here, call us at 1-800-456-3767 for legal help.

Industries Served by Our Labor & Employment Law Firm

Our labor, employment, union member, association, public employee, unfair practice charge, grievance, PERB, NLRB, collective bargaining attorneys serve all industries including agriculture, accounting, advertising, aerospace, aircraft, airline, airport, ambulance, animal care, apparel, assembly, automotive, bakery, banking, beverage, behavioral health, broadcasting, brokerage, biotechnology, call centers, cargo handling, chemical, cities, computer, consulting, consumer products, construction, contracting, cosmetics, cosmetology, counties, defense, dentistry, department stores, education, electronics, emergency medical services, energy, entertainment, factory, finance, firefighting, food, funeral home, government, grocery, health care, information technology, insurance, Internet, investment banking, law enforcement, legal, limousine, manufacturing, medicine, military contractor, motion picture, music, nursing, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail, security, service, software, sports, State of California, technology, telecommunications,  television, tobacco, transportation, trucking, veterinary, wholesale. This is a partial list of the industries our California labor and employment lawyers serve. Call 1-800-456-3767 today for legal help.