Cerritos Employment Attorneys

The trial attorneys of the Akopyan Law Firm A.P.C. stand ready to fight for both employers and employees in Cerritos, California.

Cerritos, California

Cerritos is located in southeast Los Angeles.  Cerritos is home to more than 50,000 residents.  It covers approximately nine square miles, and encompasses the following zip codes: 90623, 90638, 90701, and 90703. Cerritos was originally inhabited by Native Americans belonging to the Tongva, who would later be renamed the “Gabrieleños” by the Spanish settlers after the nearby San Gabriel Mission. It was part of Rancho Los Nietos, which covered 300,000 acres. It was incorporated on April 24, 1956 as the City of Dairy Valley to reflect the predominant agriculture focus of the area. At the time, within the city limits there were more than 400 dairies, 100,000 cows and 106,300 chickens. In fact, the cows outnumbered the city’s 3,439 residents by nine to one. By the early 1960s, rising land values and property taxes began to make dairy operations uneconomical. In a 1965 special election, voters decided to permit the building of homes on less than five acres per residence. Allowing for normal residential development. On January 10, 1967, the official name change name to Cerritos occurred. The name was based on the fact that the area was located near land that was part of the original Spanish land grant Rancho Los Cerritos. Cerritos was one of the first cities in Los Angeles County to develop large-scale retail zones, such as the Los Cerritos Center and Cerritos Auto Square. In 1978, Cerritos dedicated the nation’s first solar-heated City Hall complex, and in 1993, the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors. The city’s top three employers are ABC Unified School District, United Parcel Service and AT&T Mobility. is the city’s largest employer with a staff of 6,000. Other large employers are Los Cerritos Center and the Cerritos Auto Square. Retail and industrial trades are responsible for Cerritos’ $2 billion taxable retail sales and $7.2 billion assessed property valuation. According to the California State Board of Equalization, Cerritos residents are the second-highest retail spenders in California. Second only second to Beverly Hills, averaging $36,544 per resident. The city has entered a float in the Tournament of Roses Parade annually since 2002. Its points of interest includes Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, the Cerritos Millennium Library, and the Cerritos Sculpture Garden. With offices in Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Orange, Oxnard, Riverside, and San Bernardino, the Akopyan Law Firm A.P.C. is just minutes away from Cerritos. Our employment lawyers stand ready to provide world-class services and top-notch representation to the residents of Cerritos.

Your Search For The Best Employment Lawyers in Cerritos Ends Now

Because of its location, Cerritos offers its residents many choices in terms of lawyers.  There are countless lawyers and law firms offering their services to Cerritos residents.  In fact, some of them would break down your door and rush into your living room to make a sales pitch if they could. When employers and employees in Cerritos face serious legal issues, and real-world legal challenges involving employment law, the difficulty they face is knowing which lawyer is the right choice for them.  The search can be made even more difficult by the constant onslaught of gimmicky radio ads and cheesy posters plastered on billboards, buses, and street benches.  Most folks will try to find someone online, but an online search for “Cerritos employment lawyer” or “wrongful termination attorney in Cerritos” may lead to search results replete with paid advertisements from billboard lawyers.  For certain cases, a billboard lawyer may be an excellent choice.  There are, however, other cases which require quality representation of the highest caliber from experienced counsel.

Each attorney at the Akopyan Law Firm, A.P.C. has almost two decades of experience.  Our lawyers have a proven track record of success for both employers and employees. The firm’s approach is to focus on quality, not quantity.  Our lawyers prefer to spend our time in the courtroom fighting for their clients’ rights, instead of the recording studio recording catchy radio ads.  We don’t want you to take our word for it; We will gladly provide client references upon request.  You can of course also check out our reviews online.  With offices just minutes away from Cerritos, we stand ready to provide legal representation of the highest caliber to residents of Cerritos.

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Navigating Family and Medical Leave in California: Understanding FMLA and CFRA

In this blog post, we'll explore the landscape of family and medical leave in California, highlighting the similarities and differences between the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Applicability: The FMLA generally applies to private-sector employers who meet certain criteria, including having 50 or more employees within a 75-mile radius of the worksite. Employee Eligibility: Employees are eligible for FMLA leave if they have worked for the employer for at least 12 months, have accumulated at least 1,250 hours of service in the previous 12 months, and work at a location where the company employs 50 or more employees within 75 miles. Leave Entitlement: FMLA provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for specific qualifying reasons, such as the birth or adoption of a child, a serious health condition, or the care of a covered family member with a serious health condition. California Family Rights Act Applicability: In California, the CFRA serves as the state equivalent to FMLA. However, it applies to a broader range of employers. CFRA covers employers with five or more employees. Employee Eligibility: Employees are eligible for CFRA leave if they have worked for the employer for at least 12 months and have worked at least 1,250 hours in the previous 12 months. Leave Entitlement: Similar to the FMLA, the CFRA provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for qualifying reasons. Seeking Guidance and Understanding Rights Navigating family and medical leave in California involves a careful consideration of both federal and state laws. It is also important to review and analyze the facts of each specific situation. While FMLA sets the standard on a national level, CFRA provides additional coverage and protections within the state. Employers and employees should familiarize themselves with these laws, seek legal counsel when necessary, and create a workplace environment that respects and upholds the rights of individuals when it comes to family and medical leave. Of course, the best way to analyze these issues is with the help of an experienced employment lawyer. Akopyan Law Firm, A.P.C. – The Experienced Employment Law Attorneys Serving Southern California Akopyan Law Firm, A.P.C. serves clients across Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura. Please view our testimonials and case results. If you are involved in a dispute involving family and medical leave in California, our experienced employment lawyers stand ready to help.

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$6.131 MillionEmployment: Disability Discrimination
$3.85 MillionEmployment: Wrongful Termination
$950 ThousandEmployment: Retaliation
$800 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$750 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$700 ThousandEmployment: Wrongful Termination / Race Discrimination
$658 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$650 ThousandPersonal Injury: Automobile Collision
$375 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$325 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$300 ThousandEmployment: Wrongful Termination / Race Discrimination
$295 ThousandEmployment: Wage and Hour
$265 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$250 ThousandEmployment: Pregnancy Discrimination
$250 ThousandEmployment Law: Disability Discrimination
$240 ThousandEmployment: Disability Discrimination
$240 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$200 ThousandEmployment: Wrongful Termination
$199 ThousandEmployment: Pregnancy Discrimination
$195 ThousandEmployment: Religious Discrimination
$193 ThousandEmployment: Failure to Accommodate
$180 ThousandEmployment: Unpaid Wages
$175 ThousandEmployment: Whistleblower Retaliation
$175 ThousandEmployment: Medical Leave Retaliation
$174 ThousandEmployment: Wage and Hour
$167 ThousandEmployment: Wage and Hour
$160 ThousandEmployment: Unpaid Wages
$158 ThousandBreach of Contract
$150 ThousandEmployment: Reverse Race Discrimination
$130 ThousandEmployment: Race Discrimination
$125 ThousandEmployment: Sexual Harassment
$125 ThousandEmployment: Disability Discrimination
$125 ThousandEmployment: Medical Leave Retaliation
$120 ThousandEmployment: Unpaid Commission Wages
$120 ThousandEmployment: Retaliation
$120 ThousandPersonal Injury: Automobile Collision
$107 ThousandEmployment: Whistleblower Retaliation
$100 ThousandEmployment: Religious Discrimination
$100 ThousandEmployment: Failure to Accommodate
$100 ThousandEmployment: Wrongful Termination
$100 ThousandPersonal Injury: Bicycle Collision
$100 ThousandPersonal Injury: Pedestrian Collision