Sexual discrimination in the workplace is illegal in California. However, as we have learned, thanks to the #MeToo movement, women and men are treated differently in the workplace. The former general manager of the Los Angeles Sparks has filed a lawsuit against the team alleging she was fired for making complaints about inappropriate sexual relationships […]read more
Our population’s average age is increasing, and it seems like the number of people experiencing age discrimination in the workplace is increasing as well. If you need a Los Angeles discrimination lawyer, we are ready to help. At the Kaufman Law Firm, we want to make sure you are being treated fairly. Let us investigate […]read more
There are countless stories of sexism in the workplace, from being passed up for a promotion to being demeaned by the opposite sex. Discrimination based on the gender of a person is illegal and should not be seen as “part of the culture”. All employees should be treated fairly and judged on the quality of […]read more
Social situations are hard to navigate sometimes. You enter a bar or nightclub and there are so many people it is hard to strike up a conversation. Now that the #Metoo and #Timesup movements are well established, some men are finding it hard to talk to a woman out of fear that they may offend […]read more
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, […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have finally drawn the public’s attention to the countless challenges faced by women in the workplace, most notably sexual harassment and gender discrimination, and now women in California are taking action. While taking legal action has been a prominent element of the battle – with sexual harassment and gender discrimination […]read more
Unequal pay between men and women – aka the gender wage gap – in Los Angeles and all across California has been well-documented for decades… But people are starting to REALLY talk about it just now. And it’s not a bad thing: better late than never, as they say. First, Hollywood got us talking about […]read more
Recently , California updated the terms of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) that requires employers take steps to prevent and correct discriminatory, harassment and retaliation actions. A guide was issued for employers to clarifying the obligations required under these regulations. A Westlake Village discrimination attorney can help protect your rights during an investigation. […]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.