It is a constant worry for many employees in California that they could be dismissed from their jobs with little to no notice, for just about any reason at all. Sadly, it is a reality many faces, but worse still, others face dismissal for simply doing their jobs. An employee who refuses to do something […]read more
If you are employed in California, there is a good chance that you are subject to employment-at-will rules. This means that you could be dismissed from your position for almost any reason, or no reason at all and at any time. If you do not have a contract and no specific agreement regarding the duration […]read more
Losing your job is a horrible experience. Not only can it be upsetting and humiliating, it may leave you with severe financial worries. How will you keep up with day-to-day expenses? Furthermore, what happens if you have a family? In a previous article, we discussed the options that may be available to you if you […]read more
Being dismissed from your job is a deeply unpleasant thing to go through. But what if your dismissal was unfair, or even illegal? Sadly, many workers in California lose their jobs as the result of discrimination or because they refused to accept illegal actions on the part of their employer. In a previous article we […]read more
You may find that there are some people you work with that you just can’t get along with. Of course, you have to remain professional and simply get on with your job. Unfortunately, some people allow their personal feelings to interfere with their work and create a hostile work environment for their colleagues or employees. […]read more
Some might assume that with age comes experience. Surely this would be a favorable characteristic in an employee, but sadly this is not always the case. Workers who are perfectly capable of doing their jobs find themselves being dismissed and replaced by younger employees. Furthermore, discrimination of this kind occurs in workplaces all over the […]read more
Losing your job is never a pleasant experience, but what if you did nothing to deserve it? Or worse, what if you were fired because your employer simply thought you were too old? This is exactly what a former employee of Disney alleges happened to him. Now he is pursuing a wrongful termination claim in […]read more
The job market can be tough at times, so most workers will do their bit to fulfill their duties and hold onto their jobs. Unfortunately, many employees in California have their positions terminated unfairly. Regardless of their value as a worker, if they come into conflict with their employer, their job is at risk. Fear […]read more
A deputy sheriff sued his former department after he was fired, and the lawsuit earned him a $300,000 settlement. The case stemmed from an incident back in 2012, when the deputy sheriff opposed the re-election of the county sheriff. He used Facebook to campaign against the sheriff’s re-election — but when the sheriff found out […]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.