Fired To Avoid Paying Commissions Or Bonuses: Is It Wrongful Termination?
Fired To Avoid Paying Commissions Or Bonuses: Is It Wrongful Termination? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Friday, April 13, 2018. California employment laws make it clear that firing an employee to avoid paying wages constitutes wrongful termination, but what about terminating a worker to avoid paying commissions or bonuses due? This is a problem that happens way too often, especially …
Sexual Harassment Training in California: Is Your Employer Doing It Right?
Sexual Harassment Training in California: Is Your Employer Doing It Right? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Sexual harassment in the workplace attracts a mammoth deal of attention nowadays, for all the right reasons. If you skim through the headlines, you will notice that sexual misconduct at work is a much more talked-about issue that it was …
When Even an Elite College Degree Won’t Protect You, a Los Angeles Discrimination Attorney Will
When Even an Elite College Degree Won’t Protect You, a Los Angeles Discrimination Attorney Will On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Thursday, March 29, 2018. If you went to college, you probably remember the admissions process and, in particular, the anxiety that can accompany the pressure to get into one of the more elite establishments. If you come from an Asian-American background, statistics suggest that …
Federal Appeals Court Reinstates FedEx Age Discrimination Case
Federal Appeals Court Reinstates FedEx Age Discrimination Case On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, March 22, 2018. An age discrimination case against FedEx Corporate Services Inc., which was dismissed by District Court, has now been reinstated by a federal appeals court. After 15 years’ employment, Teresita L. Viana was terminated by FedEx in 2016, supposedly for falsifying …
What Every Employee Should Know About Wrongful Termination
What Every Employee Should Know About Wrongful Termination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 15, 2018. It’s not uncommon for Californians to lose their job, although not always through their own guilt. Being a no-fault state empowers businesses around the Golden State to willfully terminate someone’s employment ‘just because’. However, as your Los Angeles wrongful termination …
Anti-Semitic Discrimination Increases across United States
Anti-Semitic Discrimination Increases across United States On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Now that we are in 2018, you may think that people are, on the whole, more enlightened and, therefore, less likely to indulge in discriminatory behavior. Sadly, as you may already be aware, this is not the case. In fact, …
California May Pass a New Bill Banning Workplace Discrimination Against Marijuana Users
California May Pass a New Bill Banning Workplace Discrimination Against Marijuana Users On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Even though recreational marijuana has been legalized starting this year, this has had little to no effect on the number of employees’ complaints that they are being discriminated against by their employers due to marijuana use. But things could change …
Los Angeles County Underrepresented in the Capitol Due to Sexual Misconduct Claims
Los Angeles County Underrepresented in the Capitol Due to Sexual Misconduct Claims On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Sex scandals and politics have never been strangers, but seem to go hand-in-hand more than ever at the moment. As numerous stories of sexual harassment, sexual offenses, and related incidents make the news, some parts of Los Angeles County are …
Here Are 4 Employee Rights You Must DEMAND After Wrongful Termination
Here Are 4 Employee Rights You Must DEMAND After Wrongful Termination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 17, 2018. One might think that it cannot get any worse after you’re wrongfully terminated. Unfortunately, it can. Losing a job, per se, is one of life’s most devastating experiences for anyone. But being fired or being forced to quit your job …
Newsweek Fires Staff Who Were Investigating Their Parent Company
Newsweek Fires Staff Who Were Investigating Their Parent Company On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Retaliation on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Newsweek was once a respected, widely-read US publication, with around 3.3 million copies selling each week at its peak, but has been in decline since around 2010. The popularity of the magazine may be unlikely to increase in the near …