Main Office:
  • 66 Bovet Road
  • Suite 280
  • San Mateo, CA 94402
  • Tel: (650) 573-9500
  • Fax: (650) 573-9689
  • Email: contactus@chauvellaw.com
 

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OUR SERVICES: Employment Law

Our attorneys handle employment law and litigation matters. We primarily represent employers and business owners in providing legal advice relative to the myriad of employment related requirements and rules that apply to employers under California labor law. In addition, our firm represents and provides advice to employers that utilize independent contractors. We have represented employers before various courts as well as California and federal agencies in cases where the independent contractor characterization of workers has been called into dispute.

We also represent employers and employees in negotiating executive compensation and severance agreements.

Our firm handles numerous employment related litigation matters wherein we represent employers that have been sued by employees individually and in class-action lawsuits. We have been involved in overtime, minimum wage, meal and rest break, and other employee instituted labor claims.

We pride ourselves on keeping current with the ever-changing laws effecting employers and employees. We provide preventative legal advice to our clients so they keep current with the legal changes in the employment arena. In the event of a lawsuit, we represent our clients through all stages of litigation.

Employment issues may include:

  • Wage & Hour claims (for example: meal & rest breaks, overtime, split-shifts)
  • Independent contractor characterization agency and court disputes
  • Sexual harassment claims
  • Healthy Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) (Healthy San Francisco program compliance and representation)
  • Advice regarding bullying in the workplace
  • Employers rights to access employee e-commerce materials
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Contract negotiations (including Executive Compensation Agreements)
  • Confidentiality clauses
  • Social Media Policies
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation of all matters

For more information about our Employment Law services, please call us at 650.573.9500 or email us at contactus@chauvellaw.com.