Tag: Wrongful Termination Attorney

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How Do I Deal With Wrongful Termination?

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 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 better pay. As young adults, we are told that if you just work hard and […]

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Yes, Even ‘Freelancers’ Between Jobs May Be Eligible For Unemployment Benefits (And Other Surprising Situations In Which You May Qualify)

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 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, do not qualify for unemployment benefits. Eligibility rules, trying to get a consultation from someone […]

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Mass Layoff Or Wrongful Termination? You May Be Entitled To Sue Your California Employer

The Kaufman Law FirmOctober 19, 2018

Was “mass layoff” the excuse given by your employer to explain why you were fired? You may have just been wrongfully terminated if your employer failed to comply with California’s WARN Act. For example, have you received at least 60 days’ notice prior to the firing, which your employer refers to as a “mass layoff”? […]

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Wrongfully Terminated, Rightfully Compensated

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 3, 2018

We couldn’t believe this when we saw it. A fire engineer has filed a lawsuit against the Five Cities Fire Authority claiming wrongful termination. Jarrid Boyer claims he was terminated from his position after he discovered that the Fire Authority was not paying into the California Public Employees Retirement System for reserve firefighters who worked […]

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What Every Employee Should Know About Wrongful Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 15, 2018

It’s not uncommon for Californians to lose their job, although not always through their own guilt. Being a no-fault state empowers businesses around the Golden State to willfully terminate someone’s employment ‘just because’. However, as your wrongful termination attorney may tell you, whistleblowing, even uncovering hazardous workplace conditions, can lead to your untimely firing. Before […]

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Illegal Reasons For Firing Employees

The Kaufman Law FirmOctober 16, 2017

Employees in California work at will, which means they can be fired at any time for any lawful reason. However, it is illegal firing an employee on the basis of discrimination or retaliation. These exclusions are valid for both, at-will and contract employees. A Los Angeles wrongful termination attorney can take a look at your […]

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Debunking 5 Myths About Wrongful Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmOctober 7, 2017

Wrongful termination. These two words can do much damage to a business if a former employee proves that his/her firing was illegal. And yet there are so many myths and misconceptions revolving around these two words. “How can you possibly NOT understand wrongful termination? Wrongful clearly means unfair!” one might think. But it’s not that […]

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Can You Be Fired For Taking Sick Days?

The Kaufman Law FirmAugust 14, 2017

The United States is an at-will employment country. At-will employment means that you can quit for any reason and your employer can fire you for any reason. The reason does not need to be fair nor reasonable. Your employer can fire you for wearing pink on Wednesdays, and you can quit because your boss wore […]

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Employee Wins Wrongful Termination Action Over Misconduct Claims

The Kaufman Law FirmJuly 10, 2017

As a worker in California, you may look at losing your job as a devastating event that you have no recourse to prevent if the company claims you violated your employment contract. However, if the company does not follow its own procedures, you could have legal recourse. We at The Kaufman Law Firm often counsel […]

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Can Quitting A Job Still Be Considered Wrongful Termination?

The Kaufman Law FirmJune 7, 2017

In most cases, if you quit your job in California, it is considered a willful move on your part, and you have no grounds to claim you were wrongfully terminated. However, the American Bar Association notes there are some situations where you can quit your job and still have grounds for wrongful termination. The grounds […]

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Have You Been Wrongfully
Terminated?

Contact the Westlake Village Employment Attorney at The Kaufman Law Firm For an Initial Consultation

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.

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