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#METOO Is Not Just For Women
#METOO Is Not Just For Women On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Saturday, January 5, 2019. When it comes to employment there are so many factors to consider. You have to think about commute time, whether or not salary is comparable to what you need to live, whether you will fit in with the other employers, …
When to Expect Final Paychecks, Severance Pay, and Other Benefits After a Layoff in California
When to Expect Final Paychecks, Severance Pay, and Other Benefits After a Layoff in California On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Saturday, December 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 …
What Salary Increases Should California Employees Expect In January 2019?
What Salary Increases Should California Employees Expect In January 2019? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wage & Hour Law on Saturday, December 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 …
How Do I Deal with Wrongful Termination?
How Do I Deal with Wrongful Termination? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Saturday, December 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 …
‘My Boss Sexually Harassed Me… What Are My Options To Stop Harassment?’
‘My Boss Sexually Harassed Me… What Are My Options To Stop Harassment?’ On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, December 7, 2018. With all the stories of sexual harassment floating around on the Internet, it may seem frightening to report sexual harassment or find enough strength to confront the harasser in the workplace, especially when the harasser is your boss. With more …
Yes, Even ‘Freelancers’ Between Jobs May Be Eligible For Unemployment Benefits (And Other Surprising Situations In Which You May Qualify)
Yes, Even ‘Freelancers’ Between Jobs May Be Eligible For Unemployment Benefits (And Other Surprising Situations In Which You May Qualify) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Saturday, December 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, …
When Others Don’t Want You To Report: Sexual Harassment
When Others Don’t Want You To Report: Sexual Harassment On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, November 23, 2018. In recent years, there has been a campaign to educate parents on how to prevent and handle sexual abuse happening to their children. A prevention is telling their children that they don’t have to hug or kiss someone if they …
Racial Harassment Complaints Filed In LA County
Racial Harassment Complaints Filed In LA County On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Friday, November 16, 2018. We need to take a minute to talk about a lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County against Vivint Smart Home. The complaints were filed on behalf of four former employees and alleges incidents of “workplace racial …
We Need To Talk About Google
We Need To Talk About Google On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, November 9, 2018. Google is one of the largest companies in the world, which is why it made headlines when it announced last week that, over the last two years, as many as 48 people have been fired from the company over sexual …
Work, Work, Work and No Pay
Work, Work, Work and No Pay On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Unpaid Overtime on Friday, November 2, 2018. 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 …