Working in the entertainment industry can be an incredible experience. It can also be a nightmare if you face discrimination and harassment. If you need a Los Angeles wrongful termination lawyer, you can count on the Kaufman Law Firm to be by your side. Our qualified and experienced team is ready to investigate all aspects of your case so we can secure the compensation you deserve.
Most people think of actors and actresses when they think of this industry, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. Did you know that the US film and television industry supports around 2.1 million jobs? These jobs include:
The “Me Too” movement has put a spotlight on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. It has also shown the public that entertainment workers face the same problems as anyone else. Even though most workers in this industry are “at will,” that does not mean they have to put up with illegal workplace behavior. Unfortunately, many workers are wrongfully terminated due to discrimination or for reporting discrimination.
It is illegal to discriminate against someone in the workplace due to their:
It is also illegal to retaliate against a worker for reporting instances of discrimination, harassment, or other illegal activity in the workplace. Both state and federal laws offer extensive protections for workers in all industries.
An attorney will be able to advance your case by conducting a thorough investigation of what happened. Your employer is not going to readily admit they fired you for illegal reasons. However, an attorney will be able to obtain records and look into the history of the company and/or the supervisor who fired you. A Los Angeles wrongful termination lawyer understands all aspects of employment law and will aggressively work to right these wrongs.
You should never have to worry about being mistreated in your workplace. If you have been wrongfully terminated from your entertainment industry job, The Kaufman Law Firm is ready to help. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include the recovery of lost wages and benefits, as well as:
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.