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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 …
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 …
How Many Truck Drivers Will Be Put Out of Work After Los Angeles Bans Independent Contractors?
How Many Truck Drivers Will Be Put Out of Work After Los Angeles Bans Independent Contractors? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Friday, December 22, 2017. Los Angeles, home to tens of thousands of independent contractor truck drivers, is about to roll out its new ban to block trucking companies from using independent contractors. This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to launch the process …
Why Are There More Jobs and Lower Salaries? (And This Isn’t Even About Trump)
Why Are There More Jobs and Lower Salaries? (And This Isn’t Even About Trump) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Saturday, November 18, 2017. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly declared that the unemployment rate has substantially decreased over the past year, but why is this happening and why are salaries going down? Los Angeles alone is expected to add nearly 133,000 jobs by …
How These Two New Employment Protections Will Affect California Women
How These Two New Employment Protections Will Affect California Women On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Friday, November 10, 2017. A series of sex scandals in California last month has spurred the conversation about women’s employment rights and protections. Needless to say, California employment law has been plagued by certain flaws for decades, and now Governor Jerry Brown has finally …
Dole Shutting Down and Laying Off
Dole Shutting Down and Laying Off On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The agricultural company Dole who is based in westlake Village is planning to close its strawberry growing farms in Southern California effective October 6. This will leave 172 farmworkers without a job. The well-known company and one of the world’s …
California Updates FEHA Guidelines
California Updates FEHA Guidelines On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployee Rights on Friday, September 1, 2017. Recently , California updated the terms of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) that requires employers take steps to prevent and correct discriminatory, harassment and retaliation actions. A guide was issued for employers to clarifying the obligations required under …
Maternity Leave Isn’t Just For New Mothers
Maternity Leave Isn’t Just For New Mothers On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Monday, August 7, 2017. Did you know that, as new father, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) may apply to you as well? If your employer is subject to the provisions of the FMLA, you can take a leave of absence to care …
Four Things To Keep In Mind Regarding Maternity Leave
Four Things To Keep In Mind Regarding Maternity Leave On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Friday, January 27, 2017. A big fear of expecting mothers who are working full-time is what is going to happen when they have to leave work to give birth or take care of their child. And while you would assume that a new mother …
How Might Military Service Affect Employment?
How Might Military Service Affect Employment? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Thursday, December 29, 2016. If you are interested in joining the military but are presently employed, you may have questions about how your military service could impact your employment status. Serving in the military is a noble pursuit. Worries about your job should not …
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