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Why Winning A Sexual Harassment Claim In California Is Still Difficult (Even In The Post-Weinstein Era)
Why Winning A Sexual Harassment Claim In California Is Still Difficult (Even In The Post-Weinstein Era) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, August 10, 2018. Following a series of outrageous sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood, and now that California lawmakers have strengthened state laws regarding this type of harassment in the workplace, one would think that winning a claim against a harasser is a walk …
Wrongfully Terminated, Rightfully Compensated
Wrongfully Terminated, Rightfully Compensated On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Friday, August 3, 2018. We couldn’t believe this when we saw it. A fire engineer has filed a lawsuit against the Five Cities Fire Authority claiming wrongful termination. Jarrid Boyer claims he was terminated from his position after he discovered that the Fire Authority …
Sexual Harassment is No Longer “Harmless” Fun
Sexual Harassment is No Longer “Harmless” Fun On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Saturday, July 28, 2018. The last few years have changed everything about how sexual harassment is treated. From Hollywood to media offices around the country, we are finally realizing as a country that no form of sexual harassment is okay. The old days of …
New Law To Make It Possible To Sue For Discrimination Based On A Single Offensive Remark Or Act
New Law To Make It Possible To Sue For Discrimination Based On A Single Offensive Remark Or Act On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Friday, July 20, 2018. The standard for filing a discrimination or harassment claim is set to change dramatically with Senate Bill 1300 (Jackson) making its way through California legislature. The proposed bill would significantly lower the legal standard for making a discrimination or harassment …
How Do I Know if I’ve Been Wrongfully Terminated from My Job?
How Do I Know if I’ve Been Wrongfully Terminated from My Job? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Friday, July 13, 2018. For the most part, employment in the United States is considered at-will employment. This means that both the employer and the employee can terminate the employment without reason or notice. Despite this, there are protections in place against what is …
What is considered Sexual Harassment in the workplace?
What is considered Sexual Harassment in the workplace? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, July 6, 2018. Many people go through it. It can be scary. People fear losing their job the most and possible ridicule. Sexual harassment in the workplace is far too prevalent. The EEOC definition is “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and …
What do you do when you’re wrongfully terminated?
What do you do when you’re wrongfully terminated? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Friday, June 29, 2018. It’s horrible when you get fired. Now you have to find a whole new source of income without any notice ahead of time. It’s even worse when you know it wasn’t fair. You may have a case for wrongful termination …
UC Irvine Sexual Harassment Accusations, Scientist Resigns
UC Irvine Sexual Harassment Accusations, Scientist Resigns On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, June 22, 2018. According to reports in the Los Angeles Times earlier this week, a prize-winning scientist has resigned from his role at UC Irvine after the university found he had sexually harasses or assaulted four people. Francisco J. Ayala, a geneticist who …
When Unpaid Commissions, Deductions, Paybacks And Advances Are Prohibited By California Law
When Unpaid Commissions, Deductions, Paybacks And Advances Are Prohibited By California Law On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Unpaid Commissions on Friday, June 15, 2018. Many of you probably know that California law prohibits employers from making deductions from the wages of their employees unless the employer can establish that the business loss was caused by a dishonest or willful act or culpable negligence on …
Wage disputes And Unpaid Commissions. When things get complicated
Wage disputes And Unpaid Commissions. When things get complicated On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wage & Hour Law on Friday, June 8, 2018. Wages are supposed to be simple right? Well in some cases, like hourly wages they are. Say if you get paid $25 an hour then you multiply that by the amount of hours you work, and multiply again by the …