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Four Things to Consider When Filing an Assault Lawsuit

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 23, 2020

When you turn on the television, one of the main phrases you may hear on a fictional or reality TV show is “I’m going to sue you for assault!” However, what happens if you do really need to file a lawsuit against somebody who has assaulted you? It is important to understand how assault is […]

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LA Kings Suspend Mascot In Sexual Harassment Case

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 17, 2020

Sexual harassment should never be tolerated in any workplace throughout Los Angeles or California. Unfortunately, even in light of the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment is still a common theme in many workplaces in our area. It seems like there are always headlines related to sexual harassment in an employment setting, including the recent suspension of […]

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What Did The US Supreme Court Say About Religious School Discrimination Lawsuit?

The Kaufman Law FirmJuly 16, 2020

Recently, the Supreme Court heard a case related to two Catholic schools and whether or not employees are allowed to sue their employers for discrimination. One case involved a worker who alleged disability discrimination after she disclosed her breast cancer diagnosis, and another case revolved around a teacher who alleged age discrimination. Here, the Los […]

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Transgender Rights Fundamentally Change With Supreme Court Ruling

The Kaufman Law FirmJune 15, 2020

If you are employed in California, then you generally have extensive protections from discrimination in the workplace. While federal law does protect workers in the country against most forms of discrimination, California state law typically provides extended protection, particularly when it comes to the LGBTQ community. Now, thanks to a recent ruling by the US […]

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Lawsuit Against Uber & Lyft – How This Could Impact You

The Kaufman Law FirmMay 14, 2020

As the economies of California and the rest of the United States begin to gradually open up after major shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, one major news story is dominating headlines in the state – the lawsuit against Uber and Lyft. The state of California and many city governments are joining together in an […]

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Getting Overtime Pay During COVID-19

The Kaufman Law FirmApril 15, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the United States, many people have lost their jobs. Our economy has come to a standstill in many places. However, many workers have seen an increase in their hours. From Amazon distribution centers to grocery stores, workers are struggling to keep up. At The Kaufman Law Firm, we want […]

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#Coronavirus & #Covid19: Unemployed in the Time of Plague — How to Cope

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 20, 2020

#Copingwithunemployment. The subject today is how to #cope with the pandemic.  Things look bad right now in many ways.  People are being laid off and others getting sick.  Most of us are freaked out by the uncertainty of the future.  Here are some tips I use to cope with dread. Stop Following the Coronavirus News.  […]

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Coronavirus and Covid19 – Work in the Time of Plague

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 19, 2020

This is for California employees with labor law and employment law claims. 1. My employer laid me off. Can they do that? What should I do? Yes, unfortunately they can. You are eligible for unemployment benefits and should make a claim with the Employment Development Department. 2. I am an exempt salaried employee, but […]

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#Covid19 & #CoronaVirus: Working in the Time of Plague – 1099

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 19, 2020

The subject today is 1099’ed workers. This is for California employees with labor law and employment law claims. This is a question the office has been getting: I receive 1099 for work. Can I get unemployment benefits? Maybe. If you wrongly were given 1099, you might get benefits. In 2019, California Legislature passed legislation which […]

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Los Angeles Sparks Accused of Sexual Discrimination

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 16, 2020

Sexual discrimination in the workplace is illegal in California. However, as we have learned, thanks to the #MeToo movement, women and men are treated differently in the workplace. The former general manager of the Los Angeles Sparks has filed a lawsuit against the team alleging she was fired for making complaints about inappropriate sexual relationships […]

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Have You Been Wrongfully

Contact the Westlake Village Employment Attorney at the Kaufman Law Firm For a Free Initial Consultation

Your job is more than just a source of income. It is a major part of your lifestyle. If you have been the victim of wrongful termination, wrongful demotion or any kind of discriminatory business practices, it is time to take action and contact a Ventura employment law attorney that can help. Attorney Matthew A. Kaufman and the team at The Kaufman Law Firm bring experience and a vast arsenal of legal resources to help clients recover the money they deserve.

To learn more, contact our Westlake Village or Los Angeles law office today and schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

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