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Law Firm in Hermosa Beach, CA

Vida Holguin

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Law Office of Vida M. Holguin
Employment Law Services
California anti-discrimination laws and federal/civil rights laws provide extensive protection for employees from discrimination in the workplace. If you have been denied employment or advancement, disciplined, or discharged from employment because of your race, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or medical condition, veteran status, or religion, Ms. Holguin can help. If you are suffering sexual harassment on the job, Ms. Holguin can assist you. If you are having disagreements with your employer over use of the Family and Medical Leave Act - federal or state, contact Ms. Holguin. Terminations are considered wrongful if they are based on a violation of law, such as discrimination based on age, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or disability, whistleblower, among many other reasons.

Employees may not be paid wages, overtime, or vacation in accordance with the law, or they may be labeled as exempt from overtime when in fact, they are not. Employers are required to comply with federal and state wage and hour laws; however, they do not always do so voluntarily. If you are having wage and hour issues, Ms. Holguin can help.

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) ensures that employees in the private sector can engage in concerted activity, particularly through unions, with respect to their wages, hours and working conditions, and regulates the means by which employers and unions can negotiate collective bargaining contracts. Ms. Holguin has extensive labor experience handling unfair labor practice matters, union arbitrations, and contract negotiations.
Bio
Ms. Holguin is a native Californian whose family were the original Californios. A member of the California State Bar, Ms. Holguin is licensed to practice before the courts of California; the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California; the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Judicial Circuit.

Prior to opening her office, Ms. Holguin worked as in-house employment counsel for Hughes Aircraft Company when it was the largest employer in California with over 80,000 employees. Ms. Holguin was also an attorney with the then known boutique labor firm of Tyre & Kamins in Century City, California where she handled union matters including contract negotiations, grievances and arbitrations, and NLRB and federal court matters.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Negligence
 Contract Disputes  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Personal Injury
 Discrimination/Harassment  Wrongful Termination
 Employment Law
Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Education/Training
Ms. Holguin received her B.A. from the University of San Francisco and her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall).
Memberships
California and Los Angeles County Bar Associations, Labor/Employment Law sections
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) and the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
Million Dollar Advocacy Forum, membership limited to attorneys with trial verdicts in excess of one million dollars
Personnel Commissioner, Manhattan Beach Unified School District
Bar Admissions
California
Location
2447 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Suite 100
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