How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following)
How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Unequal pay between men and women – aka gender wage gap – in Los Angeles and all across California has been well-documented for decades… But people are starting to REALLY talk about it just now. And it’s not a bad …
New California Laws in 2018 (And How They Will Affect You)
New California Laws in 2018 (And How They Will Affect You) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Employment Law on Friday, January 5, 2018. As the dust settles on festive holiday season celebrations, Californians begin to discover new laws that took effect on January 1, 2018. Hundreds of new laws have been introduced across California starting this year, but Kaufman Law Firm has outlined …
Gymnast Files a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against the US Olympic Committee: Why It’s Serious
Gymnast Files a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against the US Olympic Committee: Why It’s Serious On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Thursday, December 28, 2017. In the face of all the sexual misconduct allegations that are flying around across a myriad of industries in the U.S., USA Gymnastics is coming under fire for allegedly silencing victims of sexual abuse. In December, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney …
How Many Truck Drivers Will Be Put Out of Work After Los Angeles Bans Independent Contractors?
How Many Truck Drivers Will Be Put Out of Work After Los Angeles Bans Independent Contractors? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Employment Law on Friday, December 22, 2017. Los Angeles, home to tens of thousands of independent contractor truck drivers, is about to roll out its new ban to block trucking companies from using independent contractors. This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to launch the process …
How Have Sexual Harassment Scandals Changed the US Workplace Culture in Post-Weinstein World?
How Have Sexual Harassment Scandals Changed the US Workplace Culture in Post-Weinstein World? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Friday, December 8, 2017. Besides shedding an unpleasant light on the ugly scope of the sexual harassment problem in the workplace, the latest wave of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations in both small and large U.S. companies have fostered change in the workplace. In …
Signs of Sexual Harassment in Sports (Find Out if You Can Sue Famous Sportsmen For Sexual Misconduct)
Signs of Sexual Harassment in Sports (Find Out if You Can Sue Famous Sportsmen For Sexual Misconduct) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, December 1, 2017. Amid sexual harassment scandals brewing in Hollywood, claims of sexual misconduct have echoed across many other industries in the U.S. One such industry is sports. It may sound surprising to many, but the sports industry – be it football, basketball, …
When a Work Dinner Goes Too Far and Changes Your Life Forever: Sexual Assault in Los Angeles
When a Work Dinner Goes Too Far and Changes Your Life Forever: Sexual Assault in Los Angeles On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Friday, November 24, 2017. In a new wave of sexual assault accusations against some of Hollywood’s most influential figures, more women come forward to reveal how their work relationships changed after rape and forced sex. Russell Simmons, the hip-hop mogul in California, is being …
Why Are There More Jobs and Lower Salaries? (And This Isn’t Even About Trump)
Why Are There More Jobs and Lower Salaries? (And This Isn’t Even About Trump) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Employment Law on Saturday, November 18, 2017. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly declared that the unemployment rate has substantially decreased over the past year, but why is this happening and why are salaries going down? Los Angeles alone is expected to add nearly 133,000 jobs by …
California is Cutting Back on Overtime After Embarrassingly High Overtime Payment Revelations
California is Cutting Back on Overtime After Embarrassingly High Overtime Payment Revelations On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Overtime Attorney on Friday, November 17, 2017. If a significant portion of your income comes from overtime payments and you’re employed in California, you may be affected by the state’s new regulations on overtime payments. After months of discussions, city officials in Riverside said 2017 will be …
How These Two New Employment Protections Will Affect California Women
How These Two New Employment Protections Will Affect California Women On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Employment Law on Friday, November 10, 2017. A series of sex scandals in California last month has spurred the conversation about women’s employment rights and protections. Needless to say, California employment law has been plagued by certain flaws for decades, and now Governor Jerry Brown has finally …