Highland Employment Attorneys
Our seasoned employment lawyers are prepared to enforce and protect the rights of Highland residents.
Highland is city located in San Bernardino County. Highland covers nineteen square miles. It is home to roughly 55,000 residents. Highland lies within zip code 92346. Highland’s roots go back to 1891 when its original townsite was established. In the years that followed, the community played a crucial role in the citrus industry, becoming a vital contributor. Today, Highland’s rich history is still evident in the many well-preserved historic buildings from its early days. These structures serve as a reminder of the city’s heritage and contribute to the strong sense of community that defines Highland today.
Education is highly valued in Highland, and the city benefits from two esteemed school districts: The Redlands Unified School District and the San Bernardino Unified School District. Both have schools that have earned the prestigious designation of California Distinguished Schools, reflecting their commitment to academic excellence.
Highland is also a hub for higher education, offering easy access to top-notch institutions. The city is conveniently located just minutes away from fully accredited undergraduate and graduate universities and colleges. Notable options include California State University San Bernardino and several community colleges like Crafton and San Bernardino Valley. Additionally, nearby institutions such as Loma Linda University, the University of California at Riverside, and the University of Redlands provide a wide range of academic opportunities for those pursuing higher education.
Nestled amidst the often snowcapped peaks of the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains, Highland is a gateway to various skiing and mountain recreational opportunities. The city’s proximity to Palm Springs, only 45 minutes away, makes it an ideal location for accessing Southern California’s cultural and recreational attractions. Highland also boasts an extensive trail system, connecting to the Santa Ana River Trail, with plans to eventually link the San Bernardino Mountains to the Orange County coast, offering outdoor enthusiasts an array of exploration opportunities.
How Highland Residents Can Find The Best Employment Lawyer
Highland residents have multiple ways to find an attorney, including seeking recommendations from friends and family, searching online for “wrongful termination attorney Highland,” or contacting billboard lawyers. The crucial factor is ensuring the chosen attorney possesses the necessary experience, skills, and a successful track record. The Akopyan Law Firm, A.P.C., located in Riverside, Orange, and Burbank, is conveniently close to Highland. Our employment lawyers have nearly two decades of experience, representing both employees and employers. We are committed to delivering high-quality legal services and top-notch representation for Highland residents.
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Featured Employment Case
Am. Nat’l Ins. Co. v. Fair Emp. & Hous. Com., 32 Cal. 3d 603, 651 P.2d 1151 (1982)
In this important decision the California Supreme Court held that high-blood pressure is “protected physical handicap” within meaning of the Fair Employment Practices Act, and that employer violated the statute in terminating man on basis of his high-blood pressure. Here is an excerpt from the Court’s opinion: “Did the Legislature intend to cover only those health problems that are presently disabling? We think not. Indeed it made present inability to perform a particular job efficiently, safely, and without danger to health one of the few defenses to a charge of discrimination. (§ 12940, subd. *610 (a)(1).) The law clearly was designed to prevent employers from acting arbitrarily against physical conditions that, whether actually or potentially handicapping, may present no current job disability or job-related health risk. (See Sterling Transit Co. v. Fair Employment Practice Com. (1981) 121 Cal.App.3d 791, 794, 796, 175 Cal.Rptr. 548.) To limit “handicap” to present disabilities would defy logic. In effect that would proscribe discrimination based on current, manifest, physical disfunction while allowing exclusion on the basis of conditions—like high blood pressure—that may handicap in the future but have no presently disabling effect.
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