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Protecting the Rights of Workers in Ventura County Since 1993

Every worker deserves to be treated fairly by their employer. It should be the last thing any employee should have to worry about. Unfortunately, there are far too many companies, corporations and private businesses that take advantage of their employees. Many are forced to deal with discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace. If they speak out, they may be forced to accept a demotion or a wrongful termination. Fortunately, there are laws on the books that are designed to protect workers from illegal and unethical business practices. My name is Matthew A. Kaufman and I am a Westlake Village wrongful termination attorney. For more than two decade the legal team at The Kaufman Law Firm has successfully represented countless men and women and helped them recover the compensation they deserved.

Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated? Here Is How We Can Help

Sooner or later, most people will eventually lose a job. Because California is an “at will” employment state, most employees can be terminated at any time for any or no reason. However, there are laws that make it illegal for employers to terminate workers due to the following:

  • Discrimination due to race, gender or age
  • Retaliation for reporting a complaint of unethical business practices
  • Sexual harassment
  • Termination for whistleblowing
  • Violating an existing or implied employment contract

In addition to wrongful termination, the Westlake Village employment attorneys at The Kaufman Law Firm also represent clients who have unpaid or denied overtime, unpaid commissions or wage and hour disputes with their employers. It is part of our complete commitment to protect the rights of workers in Ventura County and throughout Southern California.

How a Westlake Wrongful Termination Attorney Can Help

The loss of a job can be devastating. Most people in Ventura County rely on their jobs to make a comfortable living to support themselves and their families. But when an employee is terminated due to illegal business practices, they are entitled to seek damages for their lost wages and income. The Westlake wrongful termination attorneys at The Kaufman Law Firm utilize an aggressive and comprehensive approach as part of our commitment to place each client in the best position to succeed. Our attorneys and legal staff can provide the following services:

  • Provide skillful negotiation on behalf of the client
  • btain, prepare and file all legal paperwork and documentation
  • Help clients navigate effectively through the legal process

Contact The Kaufman Law Firm for a Free Initial Consultation

Not all cases of wrongful termination are the same. When choosing an attorney, it is important to select a legal professional with an extensive track record of getting results. The legal team at the The Kaufman Law Firm understands the challenges and obstacles facing those who have lost their job due to wrongful termination. From the time a potential client visits our Westlake Village law office for their initial consultation, my legal staff and I will address all of your questions and concerns about employment law. If you have been wrongfully terminated from your job, take the first step towards fighting back and recovering the compensation you deserve. Contact the law offices of The Kaufman Law Firm and schedule a consultation to discuss your case.