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Tis the Season: How to Report Unpaid Overtime and Wages During the Holidays

In an ideal world, employers would always pay their workers fairly and on time. Unfortunately, that is not the world in which we live. There are instances when employers fail to pay their workers the wages they are owed. Although this can occur at any time of year, it is particularly common during the holiday […]

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Can You Use FMLA for IEP Meetings?

A parent’s top priority is taking care of their child’s needs. The Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) plays a vital role in this across multiple types of circumstances. Have you been wondering if you can use FMLA for IEP meetings? Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. cares for the well-being of children across Florida, and we […]

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How to File a Discrimination Case Against Your Employer

Have you been discriminated against at work? Employment lawyers work hard each day to fight for employees that have discrimination in the workplace cases against employers. There are specific processes and statutes of limitations on discrimination cases. Therefore, it is in an employee’s best legal interest to consult a workplace discrimination lawyer as soon as […]

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What You Need to Know About Non-Compete Agreements

Signing a non-compete agreement with your employer is a fairly common practice. Business owners request that you sign them (or make it a condition of your employment) to protect certain company interests. But what about your legal rights? Understanding the various aspects and legal ramifications of a non-compete agreement are important to any worker — […]

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Know Your Employee Rights: U.S. Enacting New Overtime Pay Rule

Employees across Florida and the U.S. work hard for their paychecks. Often more than 40 hours per week. Are you getting the proper overtime pay? If not, you should consult an unpaid wages attorney. Do you know if you qualify for overtime pay? If you did not before, you might very well qualify for it […]

3 Steps to Consider When Trying to Collect Unpaid Wages

Do you believe an employer has improperly withheld your wages? If so, you are not alone. Department of Labor statistics indicate thousands of people file unpaid wage claims each year. If you are in this situation, you are probably wondering what steps you can take to get the money you are owed. The following information […]

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Stopping Bad Robocalls Act: House Passes New TCPA Bill

Robocalls are on the rise. This isn’t merely speculation. Surveys and research indicate such calls are bothering consumers to perhaps a greater degree than ever before. Congress is responding accordingly. In recent months, members of the House and Senate have developed and passed legislation that would make necessary changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. […]

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Halloween in the Workplace: How to Protect Your Employee Rights

Halloween at work can be a tricky and difficult time. Employers will often throw parties to celebrate this festive, spooky time of year, thinking that it can help with morale and team building. But Halloween in the workplace is unique from other company events in that it can set the stage for sexual harassment and […]

6 Reasons Why Your Employer Denied Your COBRA Insurance Coverage

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) generally requires employers to allow terminated or laid-off employees to continue taking advantage of health benefits after termination at their own expense. However, there are instances when an employer might deny COBRA insurance coverage eligibility. Sometimes these reasons are legal, and sometimes not. You need to coordinate with […]

What is a COBRA Election Notice?

When an employee loses a job, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires employers to offer continued health benefits at your own expense. in most cases. Your employer is also required to provide you with a COBRA election notice in a timely manner. This document explains your entitlement to COBRA insurance and what steps […]

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