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Standing Up for What’s Right
Standing Up for What’s Right On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Whistleblower on Monday, October 22, 2018. Your job is your identity. Your job makes you proud and fills yours with satisfaction. You take great joy in doing your job right and finding ways to improve efficiency is your specialty. You have a team and your boss …
Mass Layoff Or Wrongful Termination? You May Be Entitled To Sue Your California Employer
Mass Layoff Or Wrongful Termination? You May Be Entitled To Sue Your California Employer On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Friday, October 19, 2018. Was “mass layoff” the excuse given by your employer to explain why you were fired? You may have just been wrongfully terminated if your employer failed to comply with California’s WARN Act. For example, have you received at least 60 …
Subtleties of Sexual Harassment
Subtleties of Sexual Harassment On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, October 12, 2018. Finding a job can take a lot of time and effort. Once you finally get the callback, you are so excited that you take the first offer. Then you enter the workspace and you start to meet other superiors and …
Sexual Harassment Bill Legislative Updates: What You Should Know
Sexual Harassment Bill Legislative Updates: What You Should Know On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, October 5, 2018. In Governor Jerry Brown’s final bill-signing period in office, California Legislators sent him 1,217 bills to consider. This is more than any governor of California has seen since the year 2004. In this final period, Governor Brown signed 1016 bills …
A Year of “Me Too” Change In California
A Year of “Me Too” Change In California On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, September 28, 2018. Californians have seen movement in the Legislature over the last year, with a flurry of activity relating to the powerful “Me Too” movement. We’ve brought you a few of these topics over the last few months, but we want to …
How Whistleblowers Are Protected From Workplace Retaliation
How Whistleblowers Are Protected From Workplace Retaliation On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Whistleblower on Friday, September 21, 2018. Sometimes things go wrong at work. Guidelines are disregarded, violations transpire, and workers’ concerns are ignored. Wanting to do the right thing, you speak up and report the problems to management, but it doesn’t go well. Your boss starts passing …
Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices
Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wage & Hour Law on Friday, September 14, 2018. It’s called the “Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies” or the “Stop BEZOS Act” and its aim is to target large companies who he says do not pay workers enough. Many people have long complained that the amount of …
The #MeToo Movement Changed Laws
The #MeToo Movement Changed Laws On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, September 7, 2018. You may have seen that California Governor Jerry Brown is considering a bill that would end the ability of employers in the state to stop workers from suing them for sexual harassment and discrimination. Right now, businesses can force employees …
How Hashtags Have Brought Sexual Harassment Into The Spotlight
How Hashtags Have Brought Sexual Harassment Into The Spotlight On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, August 31, 2018. The conversation around sexual assault and harassment has grown exponentially. From Hollywood to Washington D.C.,  it seems that more people in powerful positions are being accused of this misbehavior. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have catapulted the demand for assailants …
A New California Law May Help Sexual Harassment Survivors
A New California Law May Help Sexual Harassment Survivors On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Your workplace should be a safe environment, free of discrimination, sexual harassment, and anything else that may make you feel uncomfortable. Unfortunately, is not always the case. Sexual harassment is far too prevalent now in the workplace. You see it …