Employers tend to have substantial flexibility when giving reasons for terminating employees. That’s not to say an employer can fire you for absolutely any reason they see fit. In California, there are potential instances when an employer may be breaking the law by terminating an employee. Do you believe that you have been the victim […]read more
Losing your job can feel quite unnerving, and when you are terminated without just cause, it can feel infuriating. It is understandable to feel that you were wrongfully terminated, but do you have a valid claim for wrongful termination that will stand up in court? California is an “at-will” state giving employers significant leeway in […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
It’s horrible when you get fired. Now you have to find a whole new source of income without any notice ahead of time. It’s even worse when you know it wasn’t fair. You may have a case for wrongful termination and not even know it. Most employees in the state of California can be terminated […]read more
You may have a variety of reasons for quitting your job. Perhaps the hours were terrible, or the pay was less than ideal. But, if you left because your employer made your workplace intolerable, you may have a legal claim. This type of action is called “constructive discharge.” Essentially, your employer has made your work […]read more
Social media has become a key part of our modern lifestyle. Some people cannot go a day without posting something on their Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. And while you are probably aware of the fact that social media users are more prone to depression and low self-esteem, you have one more reason to quit social […]read more
California employment laws make it clear that firing an employee to avoid paying wages constitutes wrongful termination, but what about terminating a worker to avoid paying commissions or bonuses due? This is a problem that happens way too often, especially in the tech industry and among start-up companies, and many terminated workers in Los Angeles […]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 an initial consultation to discuss your case.