employment law

wrongful termination

discrimination harassment

wage claims


employment law practice areas

California employment law is one of the most complex practice areas due to the multitude of types of legal claims that can arise between employer and employee within the context of the employer-employee relationship. With over twenty-three years of California employment law experience, handling hundreds of employment law cases, Orange County California employment lawyer Blair L. Roberts has handled virtually every type of employment law issue. As an experienced California employment attorney, Mr. Roberts has provided thousands of consultations and case evaluations. The following list provides examples of various causes of action that can arise in the employment relationship and the types of claims that Mr. Roberts handles.

Wrongful Termination

    • At-Will Employment
    • Breach of Employment Contract
    • Breach of Implied Contract of Employment
    • Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing


    • Race Discrimination
    • Ancestry Discrimination
    • National Origin Discrimination
    • Religious Discrimination
    • Age Discrimination
    • Disability Discrimination
      • Failure to Accommodate
    • Sex Discrimination
    • Pregnancy Discrimination
    • Childbirth Discrimination
    • Breastfeeding Discrimination
    • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
    • Gender Identity Discrimination
    • Gender Expression Discrimination
    • Medical Condition Discrimination
    • Genetic Information Discrimination
    • Marital Status Discrimination
    • Military or Veteran Status Discrimination


    • Racial Harassment
    • Religious Harassment
    • Disability Harassment
    • Medical Condition Harassment
    • Marital Status Harassment
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Gender Harassment
    • Gender Identity Harassment
    • Gender Expression Harassment
    • Age Harassment
    • Sexual Orientation Harassment
    • Military Status Harassment
    • Veteran Status Harassment


    • Retaliation for Discrimination Complaints
    • Retaliation for Harassment Complaints
    • Retaliation for Wage Complaints
    • Retaliation in Violation of Public Policy
    • Whistleblower Retaliation


    • Libel
    • Slander

Wage & Hour

    • Unpaid Wages
    • Minimum Wage
    • Overtime
      • Exempt vs. Non-Exempt
    • Commissions
    • Meal and Rest Periods
    • Expense Reimbursement
    • Vacation Pay
    • Waiting Time Penalties
    • Independent Contractor Misclassification
    • Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) Claims


    • Claims for Unemployment Benefits
    • Unemployment Claim Appeals