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California May Pass a New Bill Banning Workplace Discrimination Against Marijuana Users
California May Pass a New Bill Banning Workplace Discrimination Against Marijuana Users On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWorkplace Discrimination on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Even though recreational marijuana has been legalized starting this year, this has had little to no effect on the number of employees’ complaints that they are being discriminated against by their employers due to marijuana use. But things could change …
Los Angeles County Underrepresented in the Capitol Due to Sexual Misconduct Claims
Los Angeles County Underrepresented in the Capitol Due to Sexual Misconduct Claims On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Sex scandals and politics have never been strangers, but seem to go hand-in-hand more than ever at the moment. As numerous stories of sexual harassment, sexual offenses, and related incidents make the news, some parts of Los Angeles County are …
Here Are 4 Employee Rights You Must DEMAND After Wrongful Termination
Here Are 4 Employee Rights You Must DEMAND After Wrongful Termination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Saturday, February 17, 2018. One might think that it cannot get any worse after you’re wrongfully terminated. Unfortunately, it can. Losing a job, per se, is one of life’s most devastating experiences for anyone. But being fired or being forced to quit your job …
Newsweek Fires Staff Who Were Investigating Their Parent Company
Newsweek Fires Staff Who Were Investigating Their Parent Company On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inRetaliation on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Newsweek was once a respected, widely-read US publication, with around 3.3 million copies selling each week at its peak, but has been in decline since around 2010. The popularity of the magazine may be unlikely to increase in the near …
L.A. Times Gets a New Editor-In-Chief after Various Workplace Concerns Including Retaliation and Unpaid Contributions
L.A. Times Gets a New Editor-In-Chief after Various Workplace Concerns Including Retaliation and Unpaid Contributions On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inRetaliation on Friday, February 2, 2018. Following a loss of confidence in Lewis D’Vorkin, due to several claims of retaliation and other workplace concerns, Jim Kirk has been named as the new editor-in-chief of the L.A. Times. Apparently, D’Vorkin had alienated a large proportion of the …
More Women in California Pursue Entrepreneurship (But Should Be Suing Former Employers For Discrimination)
More Women in California Pursue Entrepreneurship (But Should Be Suing Former Employers For Discrimination) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWorkplace Discrimination on Friday, January 26, 2018. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have finally drawn the public’s attention to the countless challenges faced by women in the workplace, most notably sexual harassment and gender discrimination, and now women in California are taking action. While taking legal action …
How a Misclassification Cost a Trucking Company $5 Million
How a Misclassification Cost a Trucking Company $5 Million On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Very few of us work for the fun if – you go to work because you need to earn a living to support yourself or your family. A dispute over your wages or working hours can quickly become a very …
How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following)
How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Unequal pay between men and women – aka gender wage gap – in Los Angeles and all across California has been well-documented for decades… But people are starting to REALLY talk about it just now. And it’s not a bad …
New California Laws in 2018 (And How They Will Affect You)
New California Laws in 2018 (And How They Will Affect You) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Friday, January 5, 2018. As the dust settles on festive holiday season celebrations, Californians begin to discover new laws that took effect on January 1, 2018. Hundreds of new laws have been introduced across California starting this year, but Kaufman Law Firm has outlined …
Gymnast Files a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against the US Olympic Committee: Why It’s Serious
Gymnast Files a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against the US Olympic Committee: Why It’s Serious On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Thursday, December 28, 2017. In the face of all the sexual misconduct allegations that are flying around across a myriad of industries in the U.S., USA Gymnastics is coming under fire for allegedly silencing victims of sexual abuse. In December, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney …