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How Long Do You Have to File a Wrongful Termination Claim in Florida

Do you believe you were wrongfully terminated due to discrimination or retaliation? Are you considering filing a claim? If so, it’s best to take prompt action because time is of the essence. The amount of time you have depends on the type of discrimination you encountered. It’s also important to note that with discrimination cases, […]

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Fired for Being Pregnant? What You Have to Prove

Pregnancy is a joyous event. However, it’s not without its stresses. One stress you shouldn’t have to worry about is losing your job. It’s against the law to be treated differently than other non-pregnant employees at work because you are pregnant. As long as you are capable of doing your job, you must be allowed […]

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5 Reasons You Were Fired for Your Age

Forty is the new 30, right? Not when it comes to hiring and firing. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) makes it illegal to fire or refuse to hire anyone 40 and over. Think it can’t happen to you or it’s something that only happens to people who are 65 and up? According to […]

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7 Steps to Dealing with Wrongful Termination

Your employer just let you go and you’re trying to wrap your head around the idea of being unemployed. You’re still not even sure why it happened. You performed well. Did what you were told. You were recognized as an asset to your team. So why are you unemployed? You have that nagging feeling that […]

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What to Do If You Lost Your Job for Reporting Sexual Harassment

Whether you reported your own sexual harassment or that of a coworker, being dismissed for reporting sexual harassment is against the law. If you lost your job for standing up for what’s right, here are the steps you need to take to fight for your rights. 3 Ways to Fight Back from Wrongful Termination Understand […]

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Constructive Discharge: Were You Forced to Quit Your Job?

While most people who leave a job voluntarily have little recourse, it’s not always the case. Sometimes, when you quit or resign, the circumstances leading up to that pivotal moment may justify a claim that you were “constructively discharged.” Florida is an “employment at will” state, like nearly all the rest of the U.S., but […]

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5 Signs You May Have Grounds for a Wrongful Termination Case

A wrongful termination case is an expansive topic. That’s why it’s so often misunderstood even by lawyers who do not regularly practice in this particular area of law. It can involve a discrimination claim or wrongful job status classification, retaliation for filing workers’ compensation claims, whistleblower activities and even refusing to participate in an illegal […]

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Wrongful Termination in Florida: What You Need to Know

Florida, like most of the United States, is an “employment at-will” state. That means your employer can terminate your employment at any time for any reason or no reason as long as you are not terminated for an unlawful reason. Conversely, you, the employee, can quit at any time for any reason or no reason. […]

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Retaliation in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

Most people understand that employment retaliation is against the law but which laws protect employees and how? What acts are employees protected from? The answers to these questions may surprise you. What Laws Are in Place to Cover Retaliatory Behavior? There are three types of retaliation law–whistleblowing, workers’ compensation retaliation, and workplace retaliation. Whistleblowing Whistleblowing […]

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How to Handle Workplace Retaliation

Workplace retaliation is belittling and can feel surreal. Many clients come to us only at the point of extreme escalation like firing because they had such a hard time believing it was happening. What starts out as a “cold shoulder” from the boss quickly erodes into missed meeting invites, demotions, and when that message isn’t […]

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