Matern Law Group, PC

Employment Law Attorneys

Matern Law Group

Our talented team of employment lawyers have substantial experience successfully representing workers in all areas of employment law, including: discrimination, harassment, wage theft, meal and rest period violations, wrongful termination and all types of employment class actions.

 

WE ARE EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS WHO CARE FOR YOUR RIGHTS.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

ACTIVIST. LEADER. ADVOCATE.

Activist and prominent leader in fighting for the civil rights of all people.

We strive to continue his fight for civil rights by representing employees that have experienced discrimination based upon race, national origin, age, or religion.

 

GREAT CAUSES NEED COMMITTED ADVOCATES.

Cesar Chavez

ACTIVIST. LEADER. ADVOCATE.

Farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who fought for better working conditions for farm workers.

We strive to continue his work by ensuring that low wage workers are paid the wages that the law requires.

 

GREAT CAUSES NEED COMMITTED ADVOCATES.

Susan B. Anthony

ACTIVIST. LEADER. ADVOCATE.

American civil rights leader who introduced women’s suffrage into the United States, led the way for women’s rights.

We strive to continue her work by litigating hundreds of cases involving sexual harassment in the workplace. We also have experience fighting gender discrimination, and pregnancy discrimination.

 

GREAT CAUSES NEED COMMITTED ADVOCATES.

Abraham Lincoln

ACTIVIST. LEADER. ADVOCATE.

16th president of the United States. Fought for the equality of all people under the law.

We strive to continue his work by representing employees that have experienced discrimination based upon race, national origin, age, or religion.

 

GREAT CAUSES NEED COMMITTED ADVOCATES.

Matern Law Group, PC

We fight for workers’ rights.

Matern Law Group, PC is an employment law firm devoted exclusively to employee representation. We represent employees throughout California, earning a reputation for litigation excellence in a variety of employment law matters.

Our experienced attorneys have successfully represented plaintiffs against large corporations in a number of high profile individual lawsuits and class actions but not limited to the following:

If you need an employment lawyer to protect your employee and workplace rights, we are zealously committed to your representation.

 

Women in Technology Summit Highlights Gender Gap in Tech Industry

The 24th annual Women in Technology International ("WITI") Summit took place from June 10-June 12, 2018 in San Jose, California.  Founded in 1989, WITI is a leading worldwide authority on women in business and...

Root Causes and Solutions for LA’s Homeless Crisis

Please join us to discuss Root Causes and Solutions For LA’s Homeless Crisis Thursday November 16th, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills. Register by following the link below....

We’re All In This Together – The California Supreme Court Affirms Class and PAGA Representatives’ Broad Discovery Rights to Class Member Contact Information

You work hard for a large company that employs hundreds of employees in locations across California. Yet, day after day, the company fails to provide you timely and uninterrupted meal breaks and...

Matern Law Group Rising Stars and Super Lawyers 2017 Selections

Matern Law Group, PC is proud to announce three of its attorneys, Matthew W. Gordon, Dalia Khalili, and Tagore Subramaniam, have been named to the Rising Stars 2017 list.  Additionally, Matthew J. Matern and Launa...

Beverly Hills Bar Association Event

One of our Senior Associate Attorneys, Tagore Subramanian, will be speaking at the Beverly Hills Bar Association on July 19th, 2017. He has successfully litigated and favorably resolved class actions on behalf of...

Matern Law Group Rising Stars and Super Lawyers 2017

Matern Law Group, PC is proud to announce three of its attorneys Matthew W. Gordon, Dalia Khalili, and Tagore Subramaniam, have been named to the Rising Stars 2017 list.  Addiitonally, Matthew J. Matern and Launa...

I Signed What?!

Know Your Rights:  Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Agreements Note: The information provided below is for educational/ informational purposes only and should not to be taken as legal advice. If you believe you have...

“Day of Rest” Requirement Clarified by California Supreme Court

Last week, the California Supreme Court interpreted California’s “day of rest” requirement in a manner detrimental to California employees.  The California Labor Code provides that “[e]very person employed in any...

Bosses Who Hug Their Employees May Create a Hostile Work Environment

Hugs from your boss could indeed create a hostile work environment.  In an opinion issued just last week, a three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Zetwick v. County of Yolo revived a sexual...

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Class Action Waivers are Illegal

Many employees have experienced the same thing at their new job - they show up for their first day of work and are forced to sign a stack of paperwork.  In recent times, many employers who plan on cheating their...

Matern Law Group Attorneys Named to the 2017 California Super Lawyers List

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Matern, Founding Attorney, and Launa Adolph, Senior Associate Attorney at Matern Law Group, PC, have been selected to the 2017 California Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive...

An Employee’s Guide to New California Employment Laws (2017)

With all of the holiday cheer, family time, and vacations this season, it is easy to miss all of the new laws going into effect in 2017. We’ve decided to highlight a few of the laws that we feel may be the most...

Employee Misclassification: A Violation of the NLRA?

Currently, employers who misclassify employees as independent contractors may be liable for violations of the tax code, California Labor Code, and the Federal Labor Standards Act, among others. But there may be an...

Changes in California’s sexual-harassment laws: From the basic elements of FEHA to the most recent developments

Changes in California’s sexual-harassment lawsContinue reading full article via...

The Epic Question: Will the U.S. Supreme Court Decide Once and For All Whether Mandatory Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitrations are Illegal?

On May 26, 2016, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit unanimously ruled that an employer’s mandatory arbitration agreement, requiring some of its employees to waive their rights to...

California Legislature Passes Historic Minimum Wage Increase

On April 4th, Gov. Jerry Brown signed S.B. 3 into law, a historic measure by the California legislature which will raise the state’s minimum wage to $15/hour by 2022, followed by annual adjustments for inflation.  The...

Supreme Court of the United States Decision Permitting Representative and Statistical Evidence to Certify a Class Action Limits Reach of Wal-Mart v. Dukes

In a ruling favorable to class-action plaintiffs, the United States Supreme Court recently held that, in certain circumstances, workers may use averages and other statistical analyses to establish class-wide...

SAG-AFTRA & Byron Allen Can’t Settle Out Comedians’ Claims

NINTH CIRCUIT SAYS UNION SAG-AFTRA AND BYRON ALLEN CAN’T SETTLE OUT COMEDIANS’ CLAIMS FOR BREACH OF THE DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION AND VARIOUS LABOR CODE VIOLATIONSPauley, et al. v. CF Entertainment, et al. No....

Arbitration, Unconscionability, and Both Supreme Courts

On January 5, 2016 the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Baltazar v. Forever 21 Inc. et al., S208345, which is currently pending for decision. The Plaintiff in Baltazar is a female former employee of...

California Court of Appeal Finds Dismissal of Claims Under California’s Private Attorneys General Act Immediately Appealable Under the “Death Knell” Doctrine

In order to protect potential class members’ rights, the “death knell” doctrine permits immediate appeal from a court order denying the certification of class claims, yet preserving individual claims.  In Miranda v....

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