Employers have a responsibility to ensure their workers are not the victims of on-the-job sexual harassment. They must take all reasonable steps to be aware of harassment when it is occurring, and they must respond thoroughly and promptly when employees complain about sexual harassment in the workplace. Unfortunately, some employers do not fulfill this duty. […]read more
Despite the Me Too Movement exposing the extent of the problem, despite laws prohibiting and the dishonor surrounding it, despite updated programs to root it out; it appears sexual harassment continues digging deeper into the foundation of the workplace. Recent research reveals shocking insights regarding the details of this illicit and illegal behavior. Effectively explaining […]read more
I entered the workforce one summer at fourteen. I was a hostess at Johnny Rockets a few days a week and loved having my own money. My father worked across the boardwalk and came in every day for lunch. I had no idea what sexual harassment was, and I’m sure my father thought that was […]read more
Sexual harassment should never be tolerated in any workplace throughout Los Angeles or California. Unfortunately, even in light of the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment is still a common theme in many workplaces in our area. It seems like there are always headlines related to sexual harassment in an employment setting, including the recent suspension of […]read more
For years, job applicants and employees in this state have had to submit to mandatory arbitration when they make allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, or other serious allegations against coworkers or their employer. Assembly Bill 51 was set to change this practice, but it has hit a roadblock. At The Kaufman Law Firm, we […]read more
Lost in the #MeToo movement are often the workers at the lower end of the income spectrum. When we turn on the news, we tend to hear about powerful men falling from grace for preying on colleagues and associates in high office towers. Sexual harassment anywhere is wrong, though it happens at every level and […]read more
Google is one of the largest companies in the world, which is why it made headlines when it announced last week that, over the last two years, as many as 48 people have been fired from the company over sexual harassment allegations. Chief Executive Sundar Pichai says that 13 of those individuals were senior managers […]read more
According to reports in the Los Angeles Times earlier this week, a prize-winning scientist has resigned from his role at UC Irvine after the university found he had sexually harassed or assaulted four people. Francisco J. Ayala, a geneticist who has previously won the Templeton Prize in respect of contributing to human spiritual progress, has […]read more
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, victims of sexual harassment have been more empowered than ever to speak publicly about workplace harassment, abuse, sexism, groping, derogatory comments, unwanted sexual advances, and other types of sexual harassment in California. But there are millions of women in Los Angeles and all across California who are still […]read more
The #MeToo movement started in October 2017, and one would think that sexual harassment would have been non-existent by the end of April. But that is not the case. It has been almost seven months since the revelations about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct flooded the headlines, and even though many disgraced and awful […]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.