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Sasha Alexis Struthers

Sasha Alexis Struthers

Struthers Legal- Employment and Landlord-Tenant Attorney in Los Angeles
  • Employment Law, Landlord Tenant
  • California
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Biography

I am an employment and landlord-tenant attorney in California accepting new clients. My services include dispute resolution, litigation and consulting.
My role is to be a problem solver for my clients so they can move on with their lives.

I have represented both employers and employees, landlords and tenants, which has rounded out my experience, given me perspective and makes me a more effective advocate for my clients.

Employment Matters
- Harassment
- Discrimination
- Sexual Harassment
- Disability Discrimination
- Wrongful Termination
- Retaliation
- Whistleblower Protection
- Minimum Wages
- Overtime Compensation
- Meal & Rest Break Violations
- Business Expense Reimbursement
- Wage & Hour Class Actions (PAGA)

Landlord- Tenant Matters
- Tenant Buyout Negotiations
- Habitability Claims
- Evictions
- Lease Negotiations (New, Early Termination, Renewals)
- Resident Manager Agreements
- Resident Manager Disputes
- Tenant Relocations
- Dispute Resolution
- Property Management Consulting
- REAP Representation

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 15 minute consultation to employers.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 312177
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Owner
Struthers Legal
- Current
Full Service Employment and Landlord-Tenant Attorney
Associate
METAL Law Group LLP
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Employer defense litigation.
Education
Southwestern University School of Law
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 312177
- Current
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Videos
California's anti-harassment, discrimination and retaliation employment laws are some of the strongest in the country. Employees should not be treated differently based on being part of a protected class or partaking in a protected activity. Employment Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation | Struthers Legal

California's anti-harassment, discrimination and retaliation employment laws are some of the strongest in the country. Employees should not be treated differently based on being part of a protected class or partaking in a protected activity.

Landlords too often mishandle a tenant death. When a tenant dies a landlord does not automatically get possession of the unit. Watch to learn what responsibilities landlords have once they learn of a tenant's death. What does a California landlord do if a tenant dies? | Struthers Legal

Landlords too often mishandle a tenant death. When a tenant dies a landlord does not automatically get possession of the unit. Watch to learn what responsibilities landlords have once they learn of a tenant's death.

Employee Handbooks are one of the most overlooked resources in the workplace. They are usually out of date and irrelevant. Watch more on 7 things employers should do to make their employee handbooks better. Your Employee Handbook is Garbage, But Can Be Salvaged | Struthers Legal

Employee Handbooks are one of the most overlooked resources in the workplace. They are usually out of date and irrelevant. Watch more on 7 things employers should do to make their employee handbooks better.

February 1, 2021 brought the expansion of California's eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021. Watch this video on the AB3088/SB91 updates you need to know. Feb. 2021 AB 3088/SB91 Updates to Know | Struthers Legal

February 1, 2021 brought the expansion of California's eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021. Watch this video on the AB3088/SB91 updates you need to know.

Los Angeles landlords are riddled with tenant nuisance problems they can't seem to solve. Watch more on how to properly document tenant nuisances so you can enforce your rights as a landlord. 10 Key Details Landlords Need for Nuisance Evictions | Struthers Legal

Los Angeles landlords are riddled with tenant nuisance problems they can't seem to solve. Watch more on how to properly document tenant nuisances so you can enforce your rights as a landlord.

Politics in the workplace are a tricky area to regulate. Watch here on what employers need to know about employees' political rights in and out of the workplace. Can a CA employer fire their employee for their politics? Yes and no. | Struthers Legal

Politics in the workplace are a tricky area to regulate. Watch here on what employers need to know about employees' political rights in and out of the workplace.

Clients come to be to handle their Cash for Keys (Tenant Buyout Agreements) because it is still one of the best ROI to increase rents, increase the value of a property to sell or get rid of nuisance tenants. Are Cash for Keys Tenant Buyouts Worth it in 2021? | Struthers Legal

Clients come to be to handle their Cash for Keys (Tenant Buyout Agreements) because it is still one of the best ROI to increase rents, increase the value of a property to sell or get rid of nuisance tenants.

Many Los Angeles businesses will classify an employee as exempt to avoid paying overtime or tracking meal and rest breaks. This video goes over the common ways employers get in their own way when they misclassify an employee as exempt. Avoid Misclassifying Your Employees as Exempt in 2021 | Struthers Legal

Many Los Angeles businesses will classify an employee as exempt to avoid paying overtime or tracking meal and rest breaks. This video goes over the common ways employers get in their own way when they misclassify an employee as exempt.

AB 685, effective January 1, 2021-January 1, 2023, now requires employers to give employees and local public health agencies notice of COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. Simultaneously, it also grants Cal/OSHA extended authority to immediately close worksites. 3 Main Takeaways of AB 685- Employer COVID-19 Notice Requirements | Struthers Legal

AB 685, effective January 1, 2021-January 1, 2023, now requires employers to give employees and local public health agencies notice of COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. Simultaneously, it also grants Cal/OSHA extended authority to immediately close worksites.

PAGA is short for Private Attorneys General Act. These are mini class action lawsuits that allow an employee on behalf of all employees and the state to seek back wages and civil penalties against an employer. This video will discuss the ways a PAGA claim can be addressed. What is PAGA? An Overview | Struthers Legal

PAGA is short for Private Attorneys General Act. These are mini class action lawsuits that allow an employee on behalf of all employees and the state to seek back wages and civil penalties against an employer. This video will discuss the ways a PAGA claim can be addressed.

Wage and Hour lawsuits and class actions are growing increasingly popular. in Los Angeles. Many of these lawsuits can be avoided by employers if they regularly audit time record and follow these 6 easy tips:  1. Do not round.  2. Give meal breaks earlier.  3. Be generous with meal break time.  4. Strict meal and rest break policies.  5. Update handbooks. 6. Avoid meal break waivers. 6 Easy Ways Los Angeles Employers Can Avoid Wage & Hour Lawsuits in 2021 | Struthers Legal

Wage and Hour lawsuits and class actions are growing increasingly popular. in Los Angeles. Many of these lawsuits can be avoided by employers if they regularly audit time record and follow these 6 easy tips: 1. Do not round. 2. Give meal breaks earlier. 3. Be generous with meal break time. 4. Strict meal and rest break policies. 5. Update handbooks. 6. Avoid meal break waivers.

This quick video summarizing the DLSE process for claims and conferences or hearings when an employee files a claims against an employer regarding their wages. The DLSE is informal compared to civil court, but far more in favor of the employee. What to Expect During a DLSE Claim and Conference or Hearing | Struthers Legal

This quick video summarizing the DLSE process for claims and conferences or hearings when an employee files a claims against an employer regarding their wages. The DLSE is informal compared to civil court, but far more in favor of the employee.

"Substantial Remodel" may be a cheaper alternative to tenant buyouts for landlords looking to increase rent to FMV on rent controlled units in Los Angeles. Watch to learn more. "Substantial Remodel" A Cheaper Alternative to Tenant Buyouts in LA | Struthers Legal

"Substantial Remodel" may be a cheaper alternative to tenant buyouts for landlords looking to increase rent to FMV on rent controlled units in Los Angeles. Watch to learn more.

Disciplining employees is a task often foreign to the employer or manager. It is not comfortable and employers fear being retaliated against for asserting their authority. This video discusses 5 tips on disciplining employees and why it is important to do so consistently. 5 Key Tips in Disciplining Employees for Los Angeles Employers and Managers | Struthers Legal

Disciplining employees is a task often foreign to the employer or manager. It is not comfortable and employers fear being retaliated against for asserting their authority. This video discusses 5 tips on disciplining employees and why it is important to do so consistently.

Interest rates are at historical lows. Many landlords are looking to refinance and pull cash out or purchase with retained earnings on hand. In dealing with either scenario banks or mortgage brokers praise my clients who are responsive and have the paperwork readily available. This video discusses some of the main documents to have on hand. Banks Love Organized Landlords... And Money Of Course | Struthers Legal

Interest rates are at historical lows. Many landlords are looking to refinance and pull cash out or purchase with retained earnings on hand. In dealing with either scenario banks or mortgage brokers praise my clients who are responsive and have the paperwork readily available. This video discusses some of the main documents to have on hand.

Employees should report sexual harassment to HR, DFEH or an attorney for redress. Sexual harassment cases are some of the most common harassment cases filed in California. Employers and supervisors cross the line either physically or verbally, making it uncomfortable for employees to continue working. Being Sexually Harassed at Work | Struthers Legal

Employees should report sexual harassment to HR, DFEH or an attorney for redress. Sexual harassment cases are some of the most common harassment cases filed in California. Employers and supervisors cross the line either physically or verbally, making it uncomfortable for employees to continue working.

n California apartments with 16+ units must have an on-site resident manager that usually lives in the one of the units. Often times landlords make this resident manager often the handyman. As such, these resident managers are often not being compensated correctly and the landlord may in violation of California employment laws. Watch my video to learn more. Careful Making Resident Managers Also Handymen | Struthers Legal

n California apartments with 16+ units must have an on-site resident manager that usually lives in the one of the units. Often times landlords make this resident manager often the handyman. As such, these resident managers are often not being compensated correctly and the landlord may in violation of California employment laws. Watch my video to learn more.

Today's video is a brief overview of what landlords need to know about service animals v. emotional support animals. Emotional Support v. Service Animal | Struthers Legal

Today's video is a brief overview of what landlords need to know about service animals v. emotional support animals.

California Fair Employment & Housing Act (FEHA) affords employees a lot of protections based on having a physical or mental disability. Check my post out to learn more on what protections employees are afforded and what employers need to do when an employee has a disability. Employment Disability Discrimination (Physical & Mental) | Struthers Legal

California Fair Employment & Housing Act (FEHA) affords employees a lot of protections based on having a physical or mental disability. Check my post out to learn more on what protections employees are afforded and what employers need to do when an employee has a disability.

Primary Renovation is LA City's equivalent of Substantial Remodel. While LA City does not make renovation work a reason to evict, it does have a loophole in which a tenant can opt to be permanently relocated. Read the blog and watch my video to learn more. LA City's Primary Renovation Permanent Relocation Loophole | Struthers Legal

Primary Renovation is LA City's equivalent of Substantial Remodel. While LA City does not make renovation work a reason to evict, it does have a loophole in which a tenant can opt to be permanently relocated. Read the blog and watch my video to learn more.

No one should be subject to harassment, discrimination or retaliation. Times are challenging. Life in general is challenging. Employers and landlords should abide by the requirements of FEHA. Employees and tenants who do not speak up to themselves and others a disservice. Speaking up when you are being harassed, discriminated or retaliated against | Struthers Legal

No one should be subject to harassment, discrimination or retaliation. Times are challenging. Life in general is challenging. Employers and landlords should abide by the requirements of FEHA. Employees and tenants who do not speak up to themselves and others a disservice.

Everyone needs to stop Airbnb'ing their apartments! It is (1) not permitted in Los Angeles City or Santa Monica and (2) is morally reprehensible if you are doing so to scam people! Read/Watch on to learn more on spotting this scam and avoiding it. Warning- LA's Latest Airbnb Scam | Struthers Legal

Everyone needs to stop Airbnb'ing their apartments! It is (1) not permitted in Los Angeles City or Santa Monica and (2) is morally reprehensible if you are doing so to scam people! Read/Watch on to learn more on spotting this scam and avoiding it.

California and Los Angeles' 80/20 rent relief programs are designed to help low income families. Thus, I suspect many tenants will be denied the rent relief. Watch me discuss the possible outcomes if the tenant is denied the rent relief. Blog link in the video bio. What to do if tenant is denied California rent relief | Struthers Legal

California and Los Angeles' 80/20 rent relief programs are designed to help low income families. Thus, I suspect many tenants will be denied the rent relief. Watch me discuss the possible outcomes if the tenant is denied the rent relief. Blog link in the video bio.

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