Are you eligible for paid family leave?
Are you eligible for paid family leave? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Sunday, March 20, 2016. California was the first state to require that employees be given paid family leave. Paid family leave (or “PFL”) is available to any worker that requires extended time off to care for a newborn or sick family member. But, these …
The steps to file for unemployment
The steps to file for unemployment On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Friday, March 18, 2016. Unemployment insurance is coverage provided to workers that lose their jobs. It isn’t available to everyone so you must apply for these payments. California provides several options to file for unemployment claims, including online, via mail and over the phone. …
How to file for paid family leave
How to file for paid family leave On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Paid family leave is treated as a type of disability insurance under California law. Typically, paid family leave is handled totally in-house. You would file a request with your employer and then take your leave. You only file a claim …
What you should do after losing a job, pt. 1
What you should do after losing a job, pt. 1 On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Laid-off, let-go and severance, there are many euphemisms for getting fired from a job. No matter the terminology your boss may use, it is a universal punch in the gut. It shakes your confidence in work and in family. But …