All too many workers in California are subjected to long hours for very little pay. Sadly, many do not even realize that their employers are operating outside the bounds of the law. Being aware of your rights when it comes to hourly wages and overtime pay is vital, no matter where you work. If you […]read more
For many employees in California, the working week is more than enough. It can be hard to find time to run a home and hold down a job. There are simply too few hours in the day. Yet all too often many employees are called on to work extra shifts or an excessive number of […]read more
It can be difficult enough to earn enough to survive in California, without having to worry about going unpaid. When you have done your job, you deserve to be fairly compensated. However, it is an unfortunate fact that many workers go without vacation pay, overtime and even their basic wage as a result of the […]read more
For any hard-working individual, getting a fair wage is often an important factor of their employment. Why work long hours and give your all to a job if you are not treated fairly as a result? Although many states have laws surrounding minimum wage rates, this is not the case everywhere. Even where these laws […]read more
It can be difficult enough to get by without suffering a loss of wages. Unfortunately, many workers go unpaid, or are not paid enough for their jobs. Others are expected to work overtime for which they then may not be compensated. Sometimes, problems with wages or working hours can be the result of a simple […]read more
It can be hard to make ends meet sometimes and many people work long hours just to pay the bills and keep food on the table. But what happens when those wages don’t get paid? All too often, employers get away with paying too little or forcing employees to work overtime without pay. Some even […]read more
There are so many ways for your employer to steal wages from you. All of these forms of wage theft may not necessarily be deliberate attempts by the employer to steal your money, but they are all reckless and unacceptable. Your employer could fail to pay you overtime wages. An oversight could lead to your […]read more
In a recent speech, Labor Sec. Tom Perez elaborated on how the Obama administration seeks to revise the overtime pay regulations, according to Reuters. The Department of Labor issues interpretive regulations on the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The Court’s weight these regulations heavily when interpreting the FLSA. According to Perez’s speech, the administration seeks […]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.