In California, it is wage discrimination for an employer to pay employees doing essentially the same thing different wages without a legitimate justification based on the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the work being performed. After decades of having an Equal Pay Act in force to prohibit unequal wages paid on the […]read more
Recently, the Supreme Court heard a case related to two Catholic schools and whether or not employees are allowed to sue their employers for discrimination. One case involved a worker who alleged disability discrimination after she disclosed her breast cancer diagnosis, and another case revolved around a teacher who alleged age discrimination. Here, the Los […]read more
If you are employed in California, then you generally have extensive protections from discrimination in the workplace. While federal law does protect workers in the country against most forms of discrimination, California state law typically provides extended protection, particularly when it comes to the LGBTQ community. Now, thanks to a recent ruling by the US […]read more
Last year, the developer behind the popular game “League of Legends” reached a preliminary settlement with former female employees who filed a gender discrimination lawsuit last year. The company, Riot Games, allegedly agreed to pay them $10 million. However, the state of California did not see this as a fair settlement and is stepping into […]read more
Nobody should ever have to worry about being discriminated against for any reason in the workplace. However, we know that you may need a Los Angeles discrimination attorney if you are facing a hostile work environment. At the Kaufman Law Firm, we are ready to get to work on your behalf. Today, we want to […]read more
Despite the heightened awareness of what discrimination looks like, we know that it is still prevalent in the workplace. Sometimes, it shows up in unexpected ways. At the Kaufman Law Firm, we are dedicated to protecting workers who need a Los Angeles discrimination attorney. Discrimination in the workplace can lead to significant emotional and financial […]read more
Our population’s average age is increasing, and it seems like the number of people experiencing age discrimination in the workplace is increasing as well. If you need a Los Angeles discrimination lawyer, we are ready to help. At the Kaufman Law Firm, we want to make sure you are being treated fairly. Let us investigate […]read more
There are countless stories of sexism in the workplace, from being passed up for a promotion to being demeaned by the opposite sex. Discrimination based on the gender of a person is illegal and should not be seen as “part of the culture”. All employees should be treated fairly and judged on the quality of […]read more
Social situations are hard to navigate sometimes. You enter a bar or nightclub and there are so many people it is hard to strike up a conversation. Now that the #Metoo and #Timesup movements are well established, some men are finding it hard to talk to a woman out of fear that they may offend […]read more
Unequal pay between men and women – aka the 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 thing: better late than never, as they say. First, Hollywood got us talking about […]read more
Your job is more than just a source of income. It is a major part of your lifestyle. If you have been the victim of wrongful termination, wrongful demotion or any kind of discriminatory business practices, it is time to take action and contact a Ventura employment law attorney that can help. Attorney Matthew A. Kaufman and the team at The Kaufman Law Firm bring experience and a vast arsenal of legal resources to help clients recover the money they deserve.
To learn more, contact our Westlake Village or Los Angeles law office today and schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case.