San Diego Employment Disputes

Experienced Legal Support for Employers and Employees

When a workplace dispute arises, it can be difficult to know how to handle it. Employment disputes can be costly, time-consuming, and stressful for all parties involved. It is important to approach these situations with the guidance of an experienced professional who can help you navigate the legal process and work to resolve the dispute as efficiently as possible.

At M&A Law Offices, we have extensive experience handling a variety of employment disputes. We can help you understand your rights and legal options and work to protect your best interests throughout the process.

For more information about how we can help you with your case, contact us online or call (888) 716-4314 today. 

What Is an Employment Dispute?

An employment dispute is a disagreement that arises between an employee and an employer, typically related to the terms of employment, wages, hours, work conditions, or other employment-related matters. Disputes can also arise between employers and job applicants, or between co-workers. In some cases, employment disputes can be resolved through informal negotiations or by working with a neutral third party. However, many employment disputes lead to formal litigation.


Why Choose M&A Law Offices?

  • 9-Step Case Process
    We have a tried and true, case-tested process to help get you the results and restitution you’re entitled to. Learn More
  • We Handle All Types of Employment Law

    M&A Law Offices has established itself as a go-to law firm in California for victims of all types of employment law cases.

  • Serving the Community for Over 20 Years
    Lawrence is a lifelong business professional working in the public and private sector.
  • Transparency of Service
    You will not pay us anything until we have secured a settlement or result from your employer. This means that we fight for you to get you the best result.

Types of Employment Disputes We Handle

At M&A Law Offices, we handle a wide range of employment disputes on behalf of employers and employees.

Our attorneys can assist you with the following and more:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wrongful termination
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Unemployment disputes
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
  • Employee benefits disputes
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Employment contract disputes
  • Non-compete agreement disputes
  • Trade secret disputes
  • Worker's compensation disputes

How Are Employment Disputes Resolved?

There are several methods for resolving employment disputes, including:

  • Informal negotiations
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation

In some cases, employers and employees are able to resolve their disputes through informal negotiations. This typically involves the parties discussing the issues at hand and trying to come to an agreement on their own. However, in many cases, both parties are unable to resolve their disputes through these informal means.

When informal negotiations are unsuccessful, the parties may choose to participate in mediation. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that involves the parties meeting with a neutral third party mediator. The mediator is not a judge and does not make decisions for the parties. Instead, the mediator helps facilitate discussions and negotiations between the parties in an effort to help them reach a mutually agreeable resolution. If the parties are able to reach an agreement, the agreement becomes binding and enforceable. If not, the case may proceed to arbitration or litigation.

Arbitration is another form of ADR that is similar to mediation, but with a few key differences:

  • Arbitration is typically binding, meaning the arbitrator's decision is final and enforceable
  • Arbitration is typically more formal than mediation, but less formal than litigation
  • Arbitration is typically less costly and less time-consuming than litigation

If the parties choose to participate in arbitration, they will present their cases to a neutral third party arbitrator, who will then make a decision on how to resolve the dispute. In many cases, the arbitrator's decision is final, but not always. In some cases, the parties may be able to appeal the decision to a court of law.

If the parties are unable to resolve their disputes through informal negotiations, mediation, or arbitration, the case may proceed to litigation. Litigation is the process of filing a lawsuit and taking the case to court. In court, the judge will hear both sides of the case and make a final decision on how to resolve the dispute. The judge's decision is final and enforceable. In some cases, the parties may be able to appeal the decision to a higher court.

How Can a Lawyer Help with an Employment Dispute?

Employment disputes can be incredibly complex, and the outcome of your case could have a significant impact on your future. That is why it is crucial to work with an attorney who is experienced in handling these types of cases. A lawyer can help you understand your rights and legal options, as well as guide you through the process and protect your best interests every step of the way.

At M&A Law Offices, we can help you navigate the legal process and work to resolve your employment dispute as efficiently and effectively as possible. Contact us online or call (888) 716-4314 to learn more about our employment dispute services.

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