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IT workers file suit against Disney
IT workers file suit against Disney On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Throughout California and, indeed, the United States as a whole, a huge number of workers endure conditions that are simply unacceptable. Whether they are being paid too little or forced to work for too long or being subject to a …
Communication may help to resolve your harassment case
Communication may help to resolve your harassment case On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Saturday, October 3, 2015. Throughout California, all too many people endure unfair treatment at work. Some are not paid enough; others are forced to work excessive hours in terrible conditions, while still others suffer from discrimination and harassment at work. Whatever the case, it …
Awareness of your rights can make all the difference
Awareness of your rights can make all the difference On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Employee Rights on Friday, September 25, 2015. Knowing your rights as an employee is an important part of getting the most out of your working life. Unfortunately, all too many workers in California do not know the full extent of their entitlements and their employer’s obligations toward …
How frequent should paychecks be in California?
How frequent should paychecks be in California? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wage & Hour Law on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Throughout California, workers receive vastly different wages and not always for doing different levels of work. Sometimes it comes down to the fairness of your employer or the success of their enterprise. However, there are laws in place dictating the …
Former employee sues grocer over termination
Former employee sues grocer over termination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Friday, September 11, 2015. In California, there are many employees who could tell you that every job has its ups and downs. Unfortunately, some jobs are more down than up, especially when your employer ignores your rights and treats you unfairly. Worse still, if …
Where do you turn when suffering harassment at work?
Where do you turn when suffering harassment at work? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Sexual Harassment on Friday, September 4, 2015. Throughout California, there are many employees who endure working conditions that are far from ideal. Everyone has bad days at work, but some individuals have to deal with unsafe working conditions, discrimination, unfair wages or even harassment. All of these …
Unequal pay may be a sign of discrimination
Unequal pay may be a sign of discrimination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Friday, August 28, 2015. In California, many employees settle for lower wages than they would like, simply because there are too few options available or because they do not think they can negotiate a higher rate. However, one of the big issues facing some …
Do not stand for unfair dismissal
Do not stand for unfair dismissal On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wrongful Termination on Thursday, July 30, 2015. In California, people lose their jobs every week, yet many of them do not deserve to be fired. Unfortunately, all too many employers abuse their power by treating employees unfairly. Some discriminate against workers for reasons that are unconnected with …
Are you entitled to overtime wages?
Are you entitled to overtime wages? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Wage & Hour Law on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Many workers in California work extra hours from time to time. Sometimes an emergency comes up at work, or an important deadline simply has to be met. In other cases you may be helping out when other employees are on …
McDonald’s branch accused of age discrimination
McDonald’s branch accused of age discrimination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted in Workplace Discrimination on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. The longer you have held your position, the greater your experience and, by extension, the better you are likely to be a your job. If you are a hardworking employee, you might hope that after several years of good work, …