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Federal and California labor and employment laws regulate the wages, hours, and working conditions for employees.  These laws are codified in complex federal and state statutes and administrative regulations, such as the Federal Labor Standards Act, California Labor Code, and Industrial Welfare Commission wage orders.  Properly enforcing employment rights often requires the involvement and navigation through different federal or state administrative bodies, such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).

Owens Tarabichi represents and counsels both employees seeking to enforce employment rights and employers seeking to defend against employment claims.  A non-exhaustive list of the types of employment matters that Owens Tarabichi handles includes the following: