How to handle being wrongfully terminated?
How to handle being wrongfully terminated? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Monday, November 30, 2015. Being terminated is always traumatic. No matter how experienced you are, it remains a gut-wrenching feeling. A wrongful termination results when your boss violates an employment contract, or you are fired for an illegal reason. The nature of your employment …
Your employer can’t hide benefits from you
Your employer can’t hide benefits from you On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Federal law extends many protections for workers all across the country. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act is one of these laws. ERISA was enacted to ensure that employees have access to the information they need so as to get …
You have rights and protections as a whistle-blower
You have rights and protections as a whistle-blower On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, November 15, 2015. Whistle-blowers conjure up images of trench coats and rainy nights. In reality, most whistle-blowing activity is reported online through a government website. Federal and California law provide a litany of protections for whistle-blowers to encourage them to come forward. Whistle …
When am I allowed to take a meal break?
When am I allowed to take a meal break? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, November 13, 2015. Sometimes you need time to get something to eat and other times you want to skip it because you’ve got a rhythm going and don’t want to break it. Either way, you should take a meal break. The benefits of …
Sexual harassment is usually not so blatant
Sexual harassment is usually not so blatant On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Sunday, November 1, 2015. Sexual harassment is one of the most insidious forms of workplace discrimination. It runs the gamut from the sleazy boss’ quid pro quo to the naive IT guy’s joke. It happens to both men and women. It costs money and …