The Unique Landscape of Railroad Employment California’s railroad industry employs thousands of individuals, contributing significantly to our transportation infrastructure. These workers operate within a unique legal landscape, one governed by federal regulations like the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) and Railway Labor Act, alongside state employment laws. Understanding these laws is crucial, especially when dealing […]read more
The gig economy, characterized by temporary or flexible jobs often facilitated by digital platforms, is creating a seismic shift in the employment landscape. In California, recent legislation like AB5 and Proposition 22 has dramatically affected gig workers and businesses, prompting both praise and criticism. As an employment law attorney, I’ve been closely observing these developments […]read more
Losing your job is always a stressful experience. It can be particularly difficult to cope with loss of a job if you have strong reason to believe your employer engaged in wrongful termination when they fired you. Although it’s unfortunate that this ever happened in the first place, you should be aware that in California, […]read more
In California, employees who are classified as exempt from overtime pay are not entitled to receive overtime pay, even if they work more than 40 hours a week. However, some employers may inaccurately classify employees as exempt to avoid paying overtime wages. If you suspect that your employer has misclassified you as exempt, there are […]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.