Category: Workplace Discrimination

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Target Worker Fired In Los Angeles Alleges Disability Discrimination

Denis ZilberbergOctober 12, 2020

Workers with disabilities have various rights provided to them under both federal and state laws. Unfortunately, there are times when employers violate the rights of employees with disabilities. At The Kaufman Law Firm, our skilled Los Angeles workplace discrimination attorneys have extensive experience helping clients who have been treated unfairly by their employers. Here, we […]

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Top 5 Discriminatory Practices In The Workplace

Denis ZilberbergJanuary 19, 2019

There is nothing better than landing the job of your dreams. There is just something about finding a position that allows you to work on your strong skills while honing your weaker characteristics. As a fellow go-getter, finding a job that really gets your mental groove going is so satisfying. But as we all know, […]

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How Far Can A California Employer Go With A Background Check? Requesting Medical and Criminal Records

Denis ZilberbergJanuary 11, 2019

It is no secret that employers in California have access to a wide range of personal information of their employees and job applicants. But how far can an employer go without crossing legal boundaries? Can employers inquire about their prospective employees’ medical records? Our Los Angeles discrimination attorney from The Kaufman Law Firm is going […]

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Racial Harassment Complaints Filed In LA County

Denis ZilberbergNovember 16, 2018

We need to take a minute to talk about a lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County against Vivint Smart Home. The complaints were filed on behalf of four former employees and alleged incidents of “workplace racial harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and racial discrimination.” One plaintiff, in particular, brings some complaints that […]

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New Law To Make It Possible To Sue For Discrimination Based On A Single Offensive Remark Or Act

Denis ZilberbergJuly 20, 2018

The standard for filing a discrimination or harassment claim is set to change dramatically with Senate Bill 1300 (Jackson) making its way through the California legislature. The proposed bill would significantly lower the legal standard for making a discrimination or harassment claim in California. Under the existing law, employees in Los Angeles, Riverside, and elsewhere […]

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National Origin Discrimination: California Approves New Protections To Take Effect July 1, 2018

Denis ZilberbergMay 25, 2018

New protections against discrimination on the basis of national origin are about to take effect in Los Angeles and all across California. The California Office of Administrative Law has recently enacted new protections to job applicants and employees, including those who are undocumented workers, to ban various forms of national origin discrimination. The new amendments […]

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12 Not-So-Subtle Signs Of Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Denis ZilberbergApril 27, 2018

Many workers over 40 in Los Angeles and all across California become victims of age discrimination, while an increasing number of discriminatory employers continue forcing employees over 40 out and replacing them with younger, social media-savvy people. Signs of age discrimination – or any other type of discrimination, for that matter – may be tough […]

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When Even An Elite College Degree Won’T Protect You, A Los Angeles Discrimination Attorney Will

Denis ZilberbergMarch 29, 2018

If you went to college, you probably remember the admissions process and, in particular, the anxiety that can accompany the pressure to get into one of the more elite establishments. If you come from an Asian-American background, statistics suggest that this pressure was more applicable to you than to anyone else, as Asian-Americans have been […]

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Federal Appeals Court Reinstates FedEx Age Discrimination Case

Denis ZilberbergMarch 22, 2018

An age discrimination case against FedEx Corporate Services Inc., which was dismissed by District Court, has now been reinstated by a federal appeals court. After 15 years’ employment, Teresita L. Viana was terminated by FedEx in 2016, supposedly for falsifying mileage expenses reports, however, the former home-based worker claims she was discriminated against on the […]

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Anti-Semitic Discrimination Increases across United States

Denis ZilberbergMarch 8, 2018

Now that we are in 2018, you may think that people are, on the whole, more enlightened and, therefore, less likely to indulge in discriminatory behavior. Sadly, as you may already be aware, this is not the case. In fact, according to the Anti-Defamation League, anti-Semitic behavior increased by 57% in 2017, representing the largest […]

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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.

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