As a worker in the State of California, you have the right to cooperate with investigators who suspect that your employer may have engaged in unsafe or illegal practices. An example of such a practice would be ignoring OSHA safety regulations. Additionally, you have the right to file reports with government agencies and law enforcement […]read more
California law requires that employees be able to work in safe environments that don’t pose unreasonable risks to not only their physical safety, but their mental and emotional wellbeing too. Someone working in an environment where they are made to feel excessively stressed or uncomfortable may be operating in what’s known as a hostile work […]read more
With California Governor Gavin Newsom signing a hefty amount of new bills that will affect workplace and labor laws in 2022, we thought it was important for you to be in the know about some of the more significant changes. In addition to the various state employment laws that went into effect on January 1, […]read more
Most of us just want to go to work every day, do our jobs, and earn an income so we can support ourselves and our families. However, facing false accusations in the workplace can be devastating and lead to a person feeling like there is no way out of a difficult situation. This is especially […]read more
When you turn on the television, one of the main phrases you may hear on a fictional or reality TV show is “I’m going to sue you for assault!” However, what happens if you do really need to file a lawsuit against somebody who has assaulted you? It is important to understand how assault is […]read more
#Copingwithunemployment. The subject today is how to #cope with the pandemic. Things look bad right now in many ways. People are being laid off and others getting sick. Most of us are freaked out by the uncertainty of the future. Here are some tips I use to cope with dread. Stop Following the Coronavirus News. […]read more
The subject today is 1099’ed workers. This is for California employees with labor law and employment law claims. This is a question the office has been getting: I receive 1099 for work. Can I get unemployment benefits? Maybe. If you wrongly were given 1099, you might get benefits. In 2019, California Legislature passed legislation which […]read more
When it comes to protecting workers, California legislators like to be known as being on the forefront of the country. However, it has taken a while for the bill currently in the Assembly to get to where it is today. At The Kaufman Law Firm, our Los Angeles employment law attorneys who handle wage and […]read more
As the dust settles on festive holiday season celebrations, Californians begin to discover new laws that took effect on January 1, 2018. Hundreds of new laws have been introduced across California starting this year, but Kaufman Law Firm has outlined the ones that will most likely affect you and members of your family. The new […]read more
Los Angeles, home to tens of thousands of independent contractor truck drivers, is about to roll out its new ban to block trucking companies from using independent contractors. This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to launch the process of banning trucking and warehousing companies that use independent contractors to haul millions of cargo […]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.