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Chris Olmsted is a shareholder in the San Diego California law firm Barker Olmsted & Barnier, APLC. Please use the form below to email him with any questions or comments.

Mr. Olmsted's employment law compliance and litigation experience includes:

  • FEHA and Title VII claims regarding race, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and sexual harassment
  • California CFRA and federal FMLA
  • Federal ADA and ADEA
  • False Claim and whistle blowing actions
  • Public policy violations and other wrongful termination claims
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Independent contractor misclassification claims
  • Class actions
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Labor Commissioner claims (Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement claims), EDD and Unemployment Insurance claims

Mr. Olmsted regularly consults with clients regarding employment law compliance, and also provides training to management and staff, as well as other attorneys.

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The information contained here is based upon California law and is provided for general information only. The information provided illustrates laws and legal principals in general. Any information or analysis presented in these pages are intended solely to educate the reader on general issues. A comprehensive review of facts, documents, and applicable laws is always required before any attorney can competently provide any legal advice regarding any particular situation. In short: Please do not rely on any part of these articles when analyzing any specific situation affecting you or your business. Please do retain an attorney to obtain professional advice for your specific situation.

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