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Employment Law Attorneys | Baton Rouge LA

If you have been denied wages, not been paid overtime, discriminated or retaliated against by your employer for standing up for what’s right, Bohrer Brady employment law attorneys in Baton Rouge are here for you. Our employment law practice is devoted to protecting the rights of hard-working Americans.

We are dedicated to the fair treatment of employees, and we know that employment laws are designed to protect companies and their workers. Employment law covers a wide variety of areas. Learn more about how we can help you below.

Whistleblowers and Qui Tam Claims

At Bohrer Brady, we are determined advocates for whistleblowers — people who have reported their employers for partaking in unfair and illegal activities. Our clients are courageous people who have witnessed fraud, discrimination, harassment, wage theft, and other unfair and unlawful employment practices and took a stand by reporting those activities to the authorities. Many of our clients have suffered retaliation in the workplace for telling the truth about their employers.

For more information, go to our Whistleblowers and Qui Tam page.

Retaliation in the Workplace

Have you been fired, demoted, harassed or otherwise unjustly treated at work for reporting unlawful activity? The law is on your side. Employers cannot retaliate when employees blow the whistle on unlawful or unfair activity. If you suspect you have been retaliated against at work, it is important to consult with our experienced employment law attorneys in Baton Rouge. We help people nationwide who have faced retaliation in the workplace.

For more information, go to our Retaliation in the Workplace page.

Discrimination

Our discrimination lawyers can help victims of discrimination seek just compensation for incidents of unequal or unfair treatment based on a person’s age, race, disability, gender, and other personal characteristics. Discrimination may occur in many different aspects of life, such as applying for a job, being passed over for a promotion at work, and more.

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To discuss your situation, contact us online or call us toll-free at 1-800-876-3911.

Harassment

Harassment consists in constant prejudicial treatment on account of a protected status. One of the most common forms of harassment is sexual harassment. It consists of sexual slurs, or innuendo, inappropriate contact, groping, etc. If your employment is being threatened because you have refused to have relations with a superior, it is considered harassment and you should contact our sexual harassment lawyers immediately.

Wage Theft Lawyers

The attorneys at Bohrer Brady work hard for working people. If you feel that your employer is not treating you fairly, or that a former employer owes you back wages or unpaid compensation for overtime and other work, you need to take action. Prompt attention to the situation can help you recover the money you are owed, so you can stay financially solvent while your employer is held legally responsible. For more information, go to our Wage and Hour Claims page.

Wage theft can happen in a lot of different ways. Cases we handle include, but are not limited to:

Unpaid Overtime (FLSA) Claims

Have you been paid for the overtime you have worked or all the wages you have earned? Many employers require employees to work off the clock or misclassify workers as salaried or pay a day rate or wrongly classify workers as Independent Contractors to avoid paying overtime. If you have questions about your right to overtime pay, or if you feel you have unpaid wages, talk to the unpaid overtime lawyers at Bohrer Brady LLC.

For more information, go to our Unpaid Overtime page.

Employment Misclassification

Employers can save significant amounts of money by classifying employees as “exempt” or as Independent Contractors and thereby not paying them overtime. Unfortunately, many employers misclassify employees for that reason — taking advantage of their employees’ hard work without having to pay them the wages they are due.

For more information, go to our Employment Misclassification page.

Off-the-Clock Claims

Requiring employees to work off the clock is a win for businesses — employees further the company’s interests without costing it a dime. Requiring off-the-clock labor without pay, however, is wage theft, and it is illegal under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

For more information, go to our Off-the-Clock Claim Disputes page.

Pay for Training

Employers often require orientation, training for specific tasks, or training related to issues like sexual harassment. That’s fine—unless they expect employees to attend training without paying them for their time and efforts. If this has happened to you, it is wage theft, and it is important to consult with an experienced employment law attorney.