As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the United States, many people have lost their jobs. Our economy has come to a standstill in many places. However, many workers have seen an increase in their hours. From Amazon distribution centers to grocery stores, workers are struggling to keep up. At The Kaufman Law Firm, we want […]read more
California has always been known as a state that stands up for the rights of workers. A new law is about to take effect that could significantly impact many workers in this state. Assembly Bill 5 was passed this year and signed by the governor in September. At the Kaufman Law Firm, our Los Angeles […]read more
If you work 40 hours or more in a week in California, then you are entitled to overtime pay. The same holds true if you work more than 8 hours in a day. However, to qualify for overtime pay you must not work in certain occupations that are exempt from overtime pay. At The Kaufman […]read more
Have you ever heard of time theft? Time theft is defined as an employer not completing work in the time that they are getting paid for. For example, when an employee does not get to work on time but gets their friend to clock in for them. Another example is when an employee spends too […]read more
We all know how it feels to find a job we love and give it our all. Do you recall a time that you spent so many hours on a project because you believed in it and wanted it to be the best representation of you? Most would think of school projects or professional projects. […]read more
If a significant portion of your income comes from overtime payments and you’re employed in California, you may be affected by the state’s new regulations on overtime payments. After months of discussions, city officials in Riverside said 2017 will be the last year the city sees embarrassingly high overtime payments. The discussion was triggered after […]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 a free initial consultation to discuss your case.