Knowing what sort of treatment you should be able to expect from your employer enables you to challenge them if you feel they have acted unjustly. Every employee has basic work rights and these should be upheld by their employer and their colleagues. The exact rules vary from one state to the next, but some […]read more
It can be difficult enough to get by without suffering a loss of wages. Unfortunately, many workers go unpaid or are not paid enough for their jobs. Others are expected to work overtime for which they then may not be compensated. Sometimes, problems with wages or working hours can be the result of a simple […]read more
You may find that there are some people you work with that you just can’t get along with. Of course, you have to remain professional and simply get on with your job. Unfortunately, some people allow their personal feelings to interfere with their work and create a hostile work environment for their colleagues or employees. […]read more
Some might assume that with age comes experience. Surely this would be a favorable characteristic in an employee, but sadly this is not always the case. Workers who are perfectly capable of doing their jobs find themselves being dismissed and replaced by younger employees. Furthermore, discrimination of this kind occurs in workplaces all over the […]read more
Being unfairly treated in your place of work is a difficult thing to cope with. A hostile work environment can make it difficult to focus on your job and can have a negative impact on your emotional health and general well-being. Sexual harassment is just one form of mistreatment that workers may experience, but it […]read more
Everyone is entitled to fair treatment in their workplace. Each person is different and their individual needs and safety have to be taken into account. Unfortunately, although businesses are expected to accommodate employee disabilities, many workers suffer discrimination as a result of their medical conditions. This can come in many forms, but all are violations […]read more
It can be hard to make ends meet sometimes and many people work long hours just to pay the bills and keep food on the table. But what happens when those wages don’t get paid? All too often, employers get away with paying too little or forcing employees to work overtime without pay. Some even […]read more
Employers have a responsibility to ensure that their staff are able to feel safe and comfortable in the workplace. Unfortunately, some are negligent in this duty, while others go as far as to abuse their power, causing physical or emotional harm to their employees. Sadly, California is no exception and many employees experience sexual harassment […]read more
Losing your job is never a pleasant experience, but what if you did nothing to deserve it? Or worse, what if you were fired because your employer simply thought you were too old? This is exactly what a former employee of Disney alleges happened to him. Now he is pursuing a wrongful termination claim in […]read more
Everyone has the right to be fairly treated in their workplace. For a business to be successful, it requires the cooperation of its employees and this is best secured by treating them correctly. Unfortunately, across California, many employees go unpaid, suffer discrimination or become embroiled in workplace disputes, creating a hostile environment. Some have their […]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.