Category: Wrongful Termination

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Woman Sues Ex-Employer For Wrongful Termination Due to COVID-19 Diagnosis

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 14, 2021

We have all been impacted by COVID-19 in different ways. We cannot listen to the news without hearing about its ramifications, it’s testing, and what it has done to businesses around the country. We have done our best to adjust our lives and make the best choices for ourselves and our families. But when we […]

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Three Things To Look For In Wrongful Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmNovember 24, 2020

No one wants to get fired, especially in this economy. With the ups and downs of coronavirus, getting fired from a job is the last thing we want to think about. Yet, even during a global pandemic, employers will do shady dealings. Wrongful Termination is more than just feeling slighted by your job. It’s not […]

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Fired For Complaining About Inadequate Personal Protective Equipment

The Kaufman Law FirmSeptember 14, 2020

We work so we can support ourselves and our families. The last thing that any of us expects is that we will be fired from our jobs for doing the right thing. Unfortunately, wrongful terminations are not uncommon in and around the Los Angeles area. At the Kaufman Law Firm, our Los Angeles wrongful termination […]

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What Constitutes Wrongful Termination in California?

The Kaufman Law FirmMay 11, 2019

In California, most employees are hired on an “at will” basis, which means they can choose to terminate their relationship with an employer at any time. Likewise, they can also be terminated by the employer at any time. There does not have to be any advance notice. There are, however, a number of termination reasons […]

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Fired FedEx Worker to Get $5.3 Million for Wrongful Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmApril 12, 2019

Harold Carter spent a full quarter of a century working for FedEx. He always envisioned that he’d retire from the giant shipping company—with benefits. But in 2016, that dream came to a screeching halt with Niguel was fired from his job as retaliation to his complaints about a serious workplace injury. Now the Los Angeles […]

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Dealing With Wrongful Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 9, 2019

California is an At-Will employment state. This means that your employer can ask you to sign a document that states that you can be let go for whatever reason at any time. Doesn’t that make you feel secure in your job? Typically companies do not exercise these kinds of removals unless there is a real […]

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You Have a Right to Refuse to Do Dangerous Work (If You Get Fired For This, File a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit)

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 25, 2019

These days, there are so many different types of jobs in California and all across the United States that it is practically impossible to find two individuals with identical job duties. Each job has its own physical requirements. While some workers are expected to sit at a computer for 8 hours straight, others are required […]

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When to Expect Final Paychecks, Severance Pay, and Other Benefits After a Layoff in California

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 29, 2018

If you have lost your job in a layoff or plant closing, you are most likely worried about not receiving your final paycheck, severance pay, and other benefits. On top of that, the thought of having to find a new job is probably so overwhelming that you want to drop everything and catch a flight […]

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How Do I Deal with Wrongful Termination?

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 15, 2018

Finding a job that we like is really hard. We do what we can to find something interesting and that plays into our strengths so that we can eventually climb up the ladder to an even better job with even better pay. As young adults, we are told that if you just work hard and […]

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Yes, Even ‘Freelancers’ Between Jobs May Be Eligible For Unemployment Benefits (And Other Surprising Situations In Which You May Qualify)

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 1, 2018

Unemployment insurance programs offer a myriad of benefits to eligible workers who have lost a job “through no fault of their own.” Oftentimes, workers in California overlook that safety net, thinking that they are not eligible or, for some reason, do not qualify for unemployment benefits. Eligibility rules, trying to get a free consultation from […]

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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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