Losing your job can throw your life into disarray. This is particularly true if you didn’t expect to lose your job. Depending on the circumstances, it’s possible you were wrongfully terminated. This is a topic you may want to discuss in greater detail with a legal professional. A wrongful termination attorney can review your case […]read more
Not far from Westlake Village, in Pasadena, a recently settled case has shed light on the way employers may hold some employees to standards they do not hold other employees to. According to the Pasadena-Star News, recently, a former registered nurse at Huntington Memorial Hospital settled a wrongful termination and discrimination case against their employer. […]read more
California law requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees who are disabled or struggle with health conditions. Sometimes, employers are unwilling to make such accommodations. They may instead terminate employees. This might have happened to an Agoura Hills couple. They are now taking legal action to remedy the situation. Spouses Doug Olson, 68, and […]read more
Employers tend to have substantial flexibility when giving reasons for terminating employees. That’s not to say an employer can fire you for absolutely any reason they see fit. In California, there are potential instances when an employer may be breaking the law by terminating an employee. Do you believe that you have been the victim […]read more
In early August 2021, the California Department of Public Health announced an order that would require those working (both paid and unpaid) in indoor settings of healthcare facility services to have their first dose of a one-dose Covid-19 regimen or second dose of a two-dose regimen by September 30, 2021. Whether you work in the […]read more
In California, most employees are hired on an “at will” basis, which means they can choose to terminate their relationship with an employer at any time. Likewise, they can also be terminated by the employer at any time. There does not have to be any advance notice. There are, however, a number of termination reasons […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]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.