How to Prove Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the workplace makes a huge impact on workers in Florida and around the country. It not only can make work a very uncomfortable and even scary place, but it can also have a tremendous effect on a person’s career and financial circumstances. Discrimination is the workplace is not only wrong — it is […]

Employee Rights 101: Guide to EEOC Violations

Violations of the laws administered by the EEOC (and State agencies which administer state employment laws) are a threat to employees everywhere. From retail to healthcare, workers are subjected to discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. But the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and their state equivalents is the first stop as you seek protection […]

Motherhood Penalty and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Motherhood should never be considered a detriment in the workplace. Although during the pandemic, mothers have been dealing with harsh consequences across many industries. Have you heard of the ‘motherhood penalty’? There is no doubt that fathers also face a significant penalty particularly as relates to caring for their children. What is the Motherhood Penalty? […]

Coronavirus & Workplace Rights: What Can Your Boss Legally Require You To Do?

Understanding Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic The coronavirus has upended life as we know it. That includes the workplace. In this stressful and confusing time, it may be challenging to understand what your boss can legally require you to do. As attorneys that specialize in employee rights, Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., is here to […]

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnancy should be a very exciting time. But during the pandemic, it can be very challenging for employees. Workplace discrimination is threatening the livelihoods of families across the country as some business owners are, unfortunately, violating employee rights to keep making profits. Workplace discrimination is a complex subject during “normal” times — and even more […]

bullying at work what is legal and what is not

Bullying at Work: What Is It & Is It Legal?

Employers should provide a safe working environment for all employees. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Bullying at work is a big problem in the state of Florida and across the United States. It happens across industries and at all levels. But what is bullying at work – and is it legal? Not all activities […]

Can I be fired for refusing to go back to work during coronavirus pandemic

Can I Be Fired For Refusing to Go Back to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The Coronavirus has presented workers with unprecedented challenges. Health and safety are first and foremost on all our minds. Making that decision to go back to work – or not – is very difficult. Are you afraid of getting fired for refusing to go back to work during the Coronavirus pandemic? Do you have questions […]

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LGBTQ Safe From Job Discrimination, Says Supreme Court

Millions of LGBTQ people will have new civil rights following a decision by the Supreme Court that found employers cannot discriminate on the basis of workers being transgender or gay. On Monday, June 15, the Supreme Court ruled that it breaks federal law for employers to discriminate against people because of sexual orientation or gender […]

Protecting Pregnant Women at Work: Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978

Pregnant women in the workplace have been protected against discrimination for decades, thanks to the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. This critical legislation remains relevant and much needed today. Unfortunately, pregnancy discrimination is still not uncommon, but knowing your rights and protections is vital to assist you in making the best legal decisions for your […]

U.S. Congress is Aiming to Eliminate Non-Compete Agreements

Have you been required to sign a non-compete agreement? These contracts can place severe restrictions on what you can do after you leave or are forced to leave your position with a company. Since non-compete agreements can have significant, harmful effects on your career and financial future and are composed, to benefit the employer, the […]

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