Category: Wrongful Termination

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Can Quitting A Job Still Be Considered Wrongful Termination?

The Kaufman Law FirmJune 7, 2017

In most cases, if you quit your job in California, it is considered a willful move on your part, and you have no grounds to claim you were wrongfully terminated. However, the American Bar Association notes there are some situations where you can quit your job and still have grounds for wrongful termination. The grounds […]

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Can I Be Fired For Refusing A Drug Test?

The Kaufman Law FirmApril 27, 2017

If your employer at a private company in California tells you that you must take a drug test, you may wonder if state law allows it. Unfortunately, the answer to that is not necessarily simple. According to the State of California’s Employment Development Department, there are instances where you could be terminated because of your […]

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Contract Employees And Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 23, 2017

Termination for any or no reason is often acceptable under the at-will doctrine for those who do not have a written or implied contract. However, when an employee in California has an employment agreement, the employer has less discretion in the matter. explains that the contract typically spells out the process that must be […]

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What You Should Do After Losing A Job, Pt. 1

The Kaufman Law FirmMarch 6, 2016

Laid-off, let-go, and severance, there are many euphemisms for getting fired from a job. No matter the terminology your boss may use, it is a universal punch in the gut. It shakes your confidence in work and in the family. But when the dust settles and you push through the self-pity, you have some things […]

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Former Employee Sues Grocer Over Termination

The Kaufman Law FirmSeptember 11, 2015

In California, there are many employees who could tell you that every job has its ups and downs. Unfortunately, some jobs are more down than up, especially when your employer ignores your rights and treats you unfairly. Worse still, if you complain, you may be afraid of retaliation and the possibility of being fired for […]

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Do Not Stand For Unfair Dismissal

The Kaufman Law FirmJuly 30, 2015

In California, people lose their jobs every week, yet many of them do not deserve to be fired. Unfortunately, all too many employers abuse their power by treating employees unfairly. Some discriminate against workers for reasons that are unconnected with their job performance, while others retaliate against employees who have gone against their wishes. Whatever […]

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You May Be Entitled To A Final Paycheck

The Kaufman Law FirmJune 19, 2015

Many workers in California have experienced the loss of a job at some point in their lives. There are many reasons this can happen, but it is often a distressing experience, especially if you had no idea that it was going to happen or if you were dismissed for illegal reasons. All of a sudden […]

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Employers Cannot Force Submission To Lie Detector Tests

The Kaufman Law FirmApril 9, 2015

As many workers in California are aware, many employee rights are protected by law. Although it is possible to be fired for many fairly arbitrary reasons, there are several areas that are considered illegal to use as a reason to dismiss someone. If an employer terminates your position for any of these reasons, even if […]

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Know How To React To Losing Your Job

The Kaufman Law FirmJanuary 26, 2015

Being dismissed from your job is never a pleasant experience. However, as many workers in California know, it can happen all too easily, particularly if you get on the wrong side of your employer. There are several reasons that you could be dismissed and not all of them are legal. However, it is not always […]

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How Do You Know If You Have Been Wrongfully Dismissed?

The Kaufman Law FirmDecember 22, 2014

It is a constant worry for many employees in California that they could be dismissed from their jobs with little to no notice, for just about any reason at all. Sadly, it is a reality many faces, but worse still, others face dismissal for simply doing their jobs. An employee who refuses to do something […]

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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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