For years, job applicants and employees in this state have had to submit to mandatory arbitration when they make allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, or other serious allegations against coworkers or their employer. Assembly Bill 51 was set to change this practice, but it has hit a roadblock. At the Kaufman Law Firm, we […]read more
Over the last few years, we have seen sexual harassment in the workplace come to the forefront of the news. We know now that the problem runs much deeper than we ever thought and it seems that more and more people are speaking up. Today, we want to discuss a recent employee walk-out at a […]read more
Reports surfaced last fall that Google provided multimillion-dollar exit packages to two of its executives who were accused of sexual harassment by Google employees after the company found the allegations to be credible. Yes, you understood that correctly. One Google executive was paid $90 million and another was paid $15 million as part of their […]read more
A complaint issued by the state Commission on Judicial Performance shows is that Jeffery W. Johnson, a Second District Court of Appeal justice, is facing serious allegations. Among the claims are numerous acts of sexual harassment committed by Justice Johnson in the workplace. The claims date back more than a decade to his time as […]read more
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, whether this move will actually take you to the next step or not. The last […]read more
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 than 81 percent of American women having been sexually harassed at work at least once […]read more
In recent years, there has been a campaign to educate parents on how to prevent and handle sexual abuse happening to their children. Prevention is telling their children that they don’t have to hug or kiss someone if they don’t want to. This means any family or friends that the child is frequently around. This […]read more
Your workplace should be a safe environment, free of discrimination, sexual harassment, and anything else that may make you feel uncomfortable. Unfortunately, is not always the case. Sexual harassment is far too prevalent now in the workplace. You see it on the news or read about it almost daily. Companies have been catching on and […]read more
Following a series of outrageous sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood, and now that California lawmakers have strengthened state laws regarding this type of harassment in the workplace, one would think that winning a claim against a harasser is a walk in the park. In practice, filing a sexual harassment claim and proving that you are […]read more
The last few years have changed everything about how sexual harassment is treated. From Hollywood to media offices around the country, we are finally realizing as a country that no form of sexual harassment is okay. The old days of pushing things under the carpet and calling them “harmless” are gone for good. You have […]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.