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Subtleties of Sexual Harassment
Subtleties of Sexual Harassment On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Friday, October 12, 2018. Finding a job can take a lot of time and effort. Once you finally get the callback, you are so excited that you take the first offer. Then you enter the workspace and you start to meet other superiors and …
Sexual Harassment Bill Legislative Updates: What You Should Know
Sexual Harassment Bill Legislative Updates: What You Should Know On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Friday, October 5, 2018. In Governor Jerry Brown’s final bill-signing period in office, California Legislators sent him 1,217 bills to consider. This is more than any governor of California has seen since the year 2004. In this final period, Governor Brown signed 1016 bills …
A Year of “Me Too” Change In California
A Year of “Me Too” Change In California On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Friday, September 28, 2018. Californians have seen movement in the Legislature over the last year, with a flurry of activity relating to the powerful “Me Too” movement. We’ve brought you a few of these topics over the last few months, but we want to …
How Whistleblowers Are Protected From Workplace Retaliation
How Whistleblowers Are Protected From Workplace Retaliation On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWhistleblower on Friday, September 21, 2018. Sometimes things go wrong at work. Guidelines are disregarded, violations transpire, and workers’ concerns are ignored. Wanting to do the right thing, you speak up and report the problems to management, but it doesn’t go well. Your boss starts passing …
Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices
Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, September 14, 2018. It’s called the “Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies” or the “Stop BEZOS Act” and its aim is to target large companies who he says do not pay workers enough. Many people have long complained that the amount of …
The #MeToo Movement Changed Laws
The #MeToo Movement Changed Laws On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Friday, September 7, 2018. You may have seen that California Governor Jerry Brown is considering a bill that would end the ability of employers in the state to stop workers from suing them for sexual harassment and discrimination. Right now, businesses can force employees …
How Hashtags Have Brought Sexual Harassment Into The Spotlight
How Hashtags Have Brought Sexual Harassment Into The Spotlight On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Friday, August 31, 2018. The conversation around sexual assault and harassment has grown exponentially. From Hollywood to Washington D.C.,  it seems that more people in powerful positions are being accused of this misbehavior. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have catapulted the demand for assailants …
A New California Law May Help Sexual Harassment Survivors
A New California Law May Help Sexual Harassment Survivors On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Your workplace should be a safe environment, free of discrimination, sexual harassment, and anything else that may make you feel uncomfortable. Unfortunately, is not always the case. Sexual harassment is far too prevalent now in the workplace. You see it …
Can You Sue Your Employer For Not Allowing You To Leave The Premises During A Meal Break?
Can You Sue Your Employer For Not Allowing You To Leave The Premises During A Meal Break? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Is it a meal break violation in California if an employer does not permit employees to take meal breaks outside the work premises? “It might be,” says our Los Angeles wage and hour issues attorney at the Kaufman Law Firm. …
Why Winning A Sexual Harassment Claim In California Is Still Difficult (Even In The Post-Weinstein Era)
Why Winning A Sexual Harassment Claim In California Is Still Difficult (Even In The Post-Weinstein Era) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inSexual Harassment on Friday, August 10, 2018. Following a series of outrageous sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood, and now that California lawmakers have strengthened state laws regarding this type of harassment in the workplace, one would think that winning a claim against a harasser is a walk …
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