Category: Wrongful Termination

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Fired Fedex Worker To Get $5.3 Million For Wrongful Termination

Denis ZilberbergApril 12, 2019

Harold Carter spent a full quarter of a century working for FedEx. He always envisioned that he’d retire from the giant shipping company—with benefits. But in 2016, that dream came to a screeching halt with Niguel was fired from his job as retaliation to his complaints about a serious workplace injury. Now the Los Angeles […]

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Dealing With Wrongful Termination

Denis ZilberbergMarch 9, 2019

California is an At-Will employment state. This means that your employer can ask you to sign a document that states that you can be let go for whatever reason at any time. Doesn’t that make you feel secure in your job? Typically companies do not exercise these kinds of removals unless there is a real […]

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You Have A Right To Refuse To Do Dangerous Work (If You Get Fired For This, File A Wrongful Termination Lawsuit)

Denis ZilberbergJanuary 25, 2019

These days, there are so many different types of jobs in California and all across the United States that it is practically impossible to find two individuals with identical job duties. Each job has its own physical requirements. While some workers are expected to sit at a computer for 8 hours straight, others are required […]

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When to Expect Final Paychecks, Severance Pay, and Other Benefits After a Layoff in California

Denis ZilberbergDecember 29, 2018

If you have lost your job in a layoff or plant closing, you are most likely worried about not receiving your final paycheck, severance pay, and other benefits. On top of that, the thought of having to find a new job is probably so overwhelming that you want to drop everything and catch a flight […]

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How Do I Deal With Wrongful Termination?

Denis ZilberbergDecember 15, 2018

Finding a job that we like is really hard. We do what we can to find something interesting and that plays into our strengths so that we can eventually climb up the ladder to an even better job with even better pay. As young adults, we are told that if you just work hard and […]

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Yes, Even ‘Freelancers’ Between Jobs May Be Eligible For Unemployment Benefits (And Other Surprising Situations In Which You May Qualify)

Denis ZilberbergDecember 1, 2018

Unemployment insurance programs offer a myriad of benefits to eligible workers who have lost a job “through no fault of their own.” Oftentimes, workers in California overlook that safety net, thinking that they are not eligible or, for some reason, do not qualify for unemployment benefits. Eligibility rules, trying to get a consultation from someone […]

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Mass Layoff Or Wrongful Termination? You May Be Entitled To Sue Your California Employer

Denis ZilberbergOctober 19, 2018

Was “mass layoff” the excuse given by your employer to explain why you were fired? You may have just been wrongfully terminated if your employer failed to comply with California’s WARN Act. For example, have you received at least 60 days’ notice prior to the firing, which your employer refers to as a “mass layoff”? […]

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Wrongfully Terminated, Rightfully Compensated

Denis ZilberbergAugust 3, 2018

We couldn’t believe this when we saw it. A fire engineer has filed a lawsuit against the Five Cities Fire Authority claiming wrongful termination. Jarrid Boyer claims he was terminated from his position after he discovered that the Fire Authority was not paying into the California Public Employees Retirement System for reserve firefighters who worked […]

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How Do I Know If I’Ve Been Wrongfully Terminated From My Job?

Denis ZilberbergJuly 13, 2018

For the most part, employment in the United States is considered at-will employment. This means that both the employer and the employee can terminate the employment without reason or notice. Despite this, there are protections in place against what is known as wrongful termination in California. Our California wrongful termination lawyer would like to discuss […]

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What Do You Do When You’re Wrongfully Terminated?

Denis ZilberbergJune 29, 2018

It’s horrible when you get fired. Now you have to find a whole new source of income without any notice ahead of time. It’s even worse when you know it wasn’t fair. You may have a case for wrongful termination and not even know it. Most employees in the state of California can be terminated […]

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Have You Been Wrongfully

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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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