The Kaufman Law Firm
The Kaufman Law Firm Represent the victims of Employment and Labor law through out the Westlake Village California. The firm has recovered over $50 million on behalf of wronged employees. Call at 818-990-1999 today.
The Kaufman Law Firm 818-990-1999
4195 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 250 Westlake Village CA 91362
Westlake Village
818-990-1999
Los Angeles
310-981-3404

Category: Employment Law

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#Coronavirus & #Covid19: Unemployed in the Time of Plague — How to Cope

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 20, 2020

#Copingwithunemployment. The subject today is how to #cope with the pandemic.  Things look bad right now in many ways.  People are being laid off and others getting sick.  Most of us are freaked out by the uncertainty of the future.  Here are some tips I use to cope with dread. Stop Following the Coronavirus News.  […]

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#Covid19 & #CoronaVirus: Working in the Time of Plague – 1099

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 19, 2020

The subject today is 1099’ed workers. This is for California employees with labor law and employment law claims. This is a question the office has been getting: I receive 1099 for work. Can I get unemployment benefits? Maybe. If you wrongly were given 1099, you might get benefits. In 2019, California Legislature passed legislation which […]

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New Bill Aims To Protect California Workers

The Kaufman Law FirmSeptember 17, 2019

When it comes to protecting workers, California legislators like to be known as being on the forefront of the country. However, it has taken a while for the bill currently in the Assembly to get to where it is today. At The Kaufman Law Firm, our Los Angeles employment law attorneys who handle wage and […]

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New California Laws in 2018 (And How They Will Affect You)

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 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 the ones that will most likely affect you and members of your family. The new […]

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How Many Truck Drivers Will Be Put Out of Work After Los Angeles Bans Independent Contractors?

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 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 of banning trucking and warehousing companies that use independent contractors to haul millions of cargo […]

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Why Are There More Jobs and Lower Salaries? (And This Isn’t Even About Trump)

The Kaufman Law FirmNovember 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 2021, according to a recent report, which also showed that inflation-adjusted household incomes are 4.5 […]

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How These Two New Employment Protections Will Affect California Women

The Kaufman Law FirmNovember 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 addressed some of them to make the lives of California women easier and get rid […]

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Dole Shutting Down and Laying Off

The Kaufman Law FirmSeptember 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 largest fresh fruit and vegetable producers is $1.3 billion in debt and has declined in […]

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The steps to file for unemployment

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 18, 2017

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. Unemployment claims are managed by the Employment Development Department (or “EDD”). The EDD released guidelines […]

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What happens if your workers’ compensation claim is denied?

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 16, 2017

California provides robust labor protections. However, they are still subject to the biases of people. The first step in getting your claim approved is submitting it to the claims administrator. If the claims administrator denies your claim, then you have a few options. First of all, if your claim is denied, you can seek assistance […]

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Have You Been Wrongfully
Terminated?

Contact the Westlake Village Employment Attorney at the Kaufman Law Firm For a Free Initial Consultation

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 a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

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