Will my unemployment be canceled if I refuse a job offer?
Will my unemployment be canceled if I refuse a job offer? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Unemployment insurance is designed to prevent you from losing your home because of an employment hiccup. However, it is not intended to replace gainful employment. So to balance these two goals, unemployment insurance pays out regularly for a certain number …
Are you a part-time or seasonal worker, or both?
Are you a part-time or seasonal worker, or both? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Thursday, January 28, 2016. Recruiters and supervisors often use the term “seasonal” and “part-time” interchangeably. Generally, this is no more than a casual slip of the tongue. However, if you are confused, then it leaves your rights vulnerable. Whether your supervisor is conflating the …
Woman loses job after making a sexual harassment complaint
Woman loses job after making a sexual harassment complaint On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Sunday, January 17, 2016. Anti-discrimination, pay equity, disability rights, and many more laws have been passed with the goal of ensuring that the workplace is an accessible and safe environment for everyone who wants to work, regardless of their circumstances. In keeping with this …
Possible changes to the law are coming soon in California
Possible changes to the law are coming soon in California On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Many people are familiar with the protests across the country about raising the minimum wage to $15.00 an hour. It caught national attention a few months ago but fell into the background of the news cycle as other stories took …
Discrimination can occur during the hiring process
Discrimination can occur during the hiring process On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWorkplace Discrimination on Sunday, January 3, 2016. Protections against workplace discrimination don’t start after you are hired. Rather, these protections, guaranteed under Title VII legislation, begin the moment you seek employment. It regulates both the assessment of resumes, interview process, and job placement and even before all …