Tag: Employee rights

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Workers Compensation In California Explained

Denis ZilberbergAugust 28, 2017

California first introduced workers compensation in 1913. Workers compensation is a no-fault insurance system, which means that no one tries to prove fault. By removing fault, employees and employers don’t spend money and energy fighting out legal battles and instead focus on verifying injuries, tallying costs and disbursing payments. The worker receives less money and […]

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Every Employee Deserves Fair Treatment

Denis ZilberbergAugust 26, 2017

Throughout the United States, countless employees suffer inconsistent, unfair and unpleasant treatment at work and California is sadly no exception. All too often, employers take advantage of their workers, knowing that they need the work and cannot risk losing their jobs. Other employers are simply negligent, allowing staff to be persecuted or mistreated at work […]

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What Are Your Rights After Losing Your Job?

Denis ZilberbergAugust 21, 2017

In California, most employees know how it feels to be between jobs. No matter how diligent and hard working you may be, there can still be a time when you have left one position without having another one lined up. This can be a stressful and financially unstable time, As such, it is important to […]

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What You Should Know About A Medical Leave Of Absence

Denis ZilberbergAugust 16, 2017

As an employee, you may face situations where you need to take time off of work and concentrate on an important issue. Whether you or a family member is suffering from a serious medical condition or you have just given birth to a baby, you may be required to take a break from work for […]

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New Worker Regulations Will Protect From Heat

Denis ZilberbergAugust 16, 2017

As summer heats up so does the pressure for California business owners. As Bloomberg BNA reports, a proposed rule from California Division of Occupational Safety and Health will require employers to have a written plan in place to keep heat illnesses from occurring indoors. Cal/OSHA hopes to have the final rule in place by January […]

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Legal Weed And The Workplace

Denis ZilberbergAugust 16, 2017

As California law has changed to allow for legal recreational marijuana for those over the age of 21, many across the state are left with questions. Can an employee be fired for legally using marijuana? The answer is not a simple yes or no. As the Sacremento Bee reports, despite legalization, drug-free workplaces remain legal. […]

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California Worker Sues Employer For Interference With Her FMLA

Denis ZilberbergAugust 10, 2017

No matter your line of work, it is important to be aware of your rights as an employee. Even if you have only recently taken a job, you may be eligible for certain consideration, particularly if you have medical issues. Your employer should inform you of your rights, but all too often this does not […]

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Your Employer May Be Required To Accommodate Your Disability

Denis ZilberbergAugust 8, 2017

Many workers in California give their all to their jobs, knowing that by working hard and showing their aptitude, they are more likely to be able to hold on to their positions. The world of work is often competitive and it can be hard to find something that pays the bills. This is even more […]

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An Overview Of Your Rights As A Construction Worker

Denis ZilberbergAugust 7, 2017

Construction sites are among the most dangerous places to work. So, as a result, safety is an overarching concern. In response to this, and many other dangerous professions, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This law empowered the Department of Labor to increase safety standards. The Department tasked the Occupational Safety […]

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The Gig Economy Raises New Safety Challenges For Workers

Denis ZilberbergMarch 16, 2017

Between Uber, Lyft, Postmates and countless other apps, more workers are turning to the on-demand or “gig economy” for temporary or even semi-permanent employment. But, as workers and consumers embrace these technologies, new questions arise in regards to worker safety. States across the country are grappling with this issue. At the center of the debate: […]

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Have You Been Wrongfully

Contact the Westlake Village Employment Attorney at The Kaufman Law Firm For an Initial Evaluation

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 law office today and schedule an initial evaluation to discuss your case.

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