Practice Areas of Employment Law in San Jose
The firm practices general civil and business litigation with an emphasis
on civil rights claims and employment law. Mr. Cohn specializes in
harassment in the workplace, sexual harassment, age and gender discrimination,
disability and/or medical condition and leave discrimination, retaliation,
whistle blowing, unlawful business practices and wrongful termination.
Mr. Cohn represents individuals and management in both State and Federal
courts, before the Public Employees Review Board, County of Santa Clara
Personnel Board, Civil Service Commission, the California Labor Commission,
the U.S. Department of Labor, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board,
and other administrative agencies.
Mr. Cohn additionally practices in the areas of the Uniform Trade Secrets
Act, non-competition issues, unfair competition and union collective bargaining
Mr. Cohn has successfully concluded thousands of claims through negotiation,
arbitration, mediation and trial. He remains an active member of various
Bar Association groups and has presented Human Resources seminars and
continuing legal education courses on employment-related topics.
Mr. Cohn specializes in discrimination and harassment in the workplace,
sexual harassment, age and gender discrimination, disability and/or medical
condition and leave discrimination, retaliation, whistle blowing, unlawful
business practices and wrongful termination.
Unfortunately, sexual harassment continues to be commonplace in many organizations
and need not end a career, providing that appropriate and strong steps
are taken to stop the harassment, prevent retaliation, and ensure lawful
RIGHT OF PRIVACY
- Does your employer treat you differently based on your private time
activities, relationships and/or associations?
Your rights may have been violated. The Advocacy center can thoroughly
evaluate your facts and offer sound advice and help you in your decision
as to what to do. You have choices and the law empowers you if you get
the right information.
DISCRIMINATION & HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT
The Federal Civil Rights Act of 1991, as amended, as well as California’s
Fair Employment and Housing Act, provide that employees may not be discriminated
against based on age, race, religion, gender, marital status, disability
or sexual orientation.
WAGE AND HOUR CLAIMS
If you have not been paid for hours worked and have not been provided breaks,
the Advocacy Center has a strong track record in protecting you and asserting
your claims and winning you damages.
Have you been fired without good cause?
The Advocacy Center for Employment Law is fully versed on your legal rights
and experienced enough to know how to protect them. If you feel that your
firing is imminent or has occurred due to a wrongful basis, call the Advocacy
Center for a free legal consultation. There is no obligation and we have
an excellent track record at protecting your employment rights and obtaining
a favorable remedy.
The Advocacy Center for Employment Law and its senior attorney,
Steven P. Cohn, are experts in labor and employment law, with over 30 years'
experience in managing exit strategies from your employer, recognizing
legal violations, and handling severance negotiations.
Employers often use progressive discipline which is not always reasonable
or fair. At the Advocacy Center for Employment Law, we can carefully evaluate
the performance issues presented, as well as frame your best defenses
to adverse discipline against you. (408)557-0300