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What Constitutes Wrongful Termination in California?

The Kaufman Law FirmMay 11, 2019

In California, most employees are hired on an “at will” basis, which means they can choose to terminate their relationship with an employer at any time. Likewise, they can also be terminated by the employer at any time. There does not have to be any advance notice. There are, however, a number of termination reasons […]

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Dealing With Wrongful Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 9, 2019

California is an At-Will employment state. This means that your employer can ask you to sign a document that states that you can be let go for whatever reason at any time. Doesn’t that make you feel secure in your job? Typically companies do not exercise these kinds of removals unless there is a real […]

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You Have a Right to Refuse to Do Dangerous Work (If You Get Fired For This, File a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit)

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 25, 2019

These days, there are so many different types of jobs in California and all across the United States that it is practically impossible to find two individuals with identical job duties. Each job has its own physical requirements. While some workers are expected to sit at a computer for 8 hours straight, others are required […]

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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 free consultation from […]

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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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Have You Been Wrongfully

Contact the Westlake Village Employment Attorney at the Kaufman Law Firm For a Free 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 a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

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