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
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Category: Wage & Hour Law

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$12 Million in Citations for California’s Largest Private Company Wage Theft Case

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 23, 2019

A Los Angeles construction subcontractor found out the hard way that California’s labor commission is tough on violations of the state’s wage and hour laws. RDV Construction was at the heart of California’s largest private company wage theft case and was ordered to pay $12 million dollars for its alleged violations. Los Angeles wage and […]

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California’s Harsher Penalties for Hour and Wage Violations

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 16, 2019

California’s wage and hour laws are more favorable to workers than federal wage and hour laws, which means that California businesses are subject to harsher standards and penalties for violations than businesses in other states that simply adopt federal wage and hour law. For example, California’s minimum wage is higher than federal law and California […]

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‘On Call’ Workers Must Be Paid, Court Tells Clothing Retailer

The Kaufman Law FirmFebruary 16, 2019

The Second District Court of Appeals in Los Angeles dealt a blow on behalf of working Californians with its recent decision regarding the payment of employees waiting on-call before a possible shift. In its 2-1 decision, the state appeals court ruled Monday that employees who are required to phone their employers two hours prior to […]

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Bay Area Restaurant to Pay $690K For Withholding Tips, Violating Overtime Laws

The Kaufman Law FirmFebruary 9, 2019

The popular eatery Gordo Taqueria has agreed to pay out $690,000 to its workers as a result of a class action claim against it alleging wage violations. This agreement is just one of many recent settlements involving Bay Area restaurant, such as the mid-January settlement between Rangoon Ruby’s, with that eating establishment agreeing to pay […]

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What Salary Increases Should California Employees Expect In January 2019?

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 22, 2018

“Salary increase.” Any employee loves to hear these two words. And you may be surprised to learn that exempt employees are about to see their paychecks get bigger starting from January 2019. “Wait, how did I miss that?” you may be wondering. If this news caught you off guard, do not worry. You are not […]

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Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices

The Kaufman Law FirmSeptember 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 money they make is not enough to live off of. Senator Sanders is specifically targeting […]

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Can You Sue Your Employer For Not Allowing You To Leave The Premises During A Meal Break?

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 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. “But it is not that simple.” If you are required by your employer to stay […]

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Wage disputes And Unpaid Commissions. When things get complicated

The Kaufman Law FirmJune 8, 2018

Wages are supposed to be simple right? Well in some cases, like hourly wages they are. Say if you get paid $25 an hour then you multiply that by the amount of hours you work, and multiply again by the weeks in a month and boom you have your wages for the month. The complications […]

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How a Misclassification Cost a Trucking Company $5 Million

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 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 complex matter, and being paid less than you believe you’re entitled to be never welcome. […]

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How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following)

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 11, 2018

Unequal pay between men and women – aka 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 sexual […]

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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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