Workers’ compensation in California explained
Workers’ compensation in California explained On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, February 28, 2016. California first introduced workers’ compensation in 1913. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system, which means that no one tries to prove fault. By removing fault, employees and employers don’t spend money and energy fighting out legal battles and instead …
An overview of California sexual harassment law
An overview of California sexual harassment law On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Sexual harassment is a complicated problem to tackle. Sexual interactions and tension among people is hard to quantify and address. There are many fine lines that shift depending upon the people involved and the situation at hand. California has attempted …
Government contractors get a new minimum wage this year
Government contractors get a new minimum wage this year On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Friday, February 19, 2016. You may not have heard, but government contractors got a raise this year. In February of 2014, the Obama Administration issued Executive Order 13658 which directed the Department of Labor to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors. Mostly it …
An overview of your rights as a construction worker
An overview of your rights as a construction worker On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Construction sites are among the most dangerous places to work. So, as a result, safety is an overarching concern. In response to this, and many other dangerous professions, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This law …