Workplace Laws Your Employer May Be Violating

8 Things Your Boss Can’t Legally Do

As a general rule, you have to listen to your boss. You may disagree with business decisions or management directives, but you have limited options unless they are unlawful or impinge on protected employee rights. But there are things your boss can’t legally do — they are not above the law. Workers across Florida and […]

Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Do I Have A Case?

Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Do I Have A Case?

Discrimination based on race is illegal in the workplace. Employees have strong legal protections that employers must abide by — or be held accountable for law violations. Florida employees, and workers across the country, can file a race discrimination lawsuit with an employment law attorney against their employer if they have a case. What Is […]

Understanding Religious Accomodations in the Workplace

Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

Employees have a right to religious accommodations in the workplace under federal law.  Understanding your religious rights at work is key to knowing whether you may be facing religious discrimination. It is not uncommon for employers to refuse religious accommodations in the workplace. If this has happened to you, or if you have been disparately […]

What Is A Non-Compete Agreement: An Employee’s Guide

What Is A Non-Compete Agreement: An Employee’s Guide

Being offered a new job is a very exciting time. But it is important not to let that excitement you are feeling interfere with your judgment. It is not uncommon for employers to request that you sign a non-compete agreement as a condition of your employment. A non-compete agreement may also be presented to you […]

Dealing with Discrimination After Maternity Leave

Returning to Work: Dealing with Discrimination After Maternity Leave

The birth of a baby is a celebratory occasion. But unfortunately, when it is time for mothers to return to work, discrimination after maternity leave is a harsh reality for many Florida workers.  Maternity leave discrimination negatively affects the lives and careers of mothers throughout Florida — and it is against the law. If you […]

I Was Demoted Due to Employment Retaliation. Now What?

I Was Demoted Due to Employment Retaliation. Now What?

Employment retaliation can have severe consequences for workers across Florida. Employees may suffer financially, have their careers backtracked, and incur other negative after-effects. If you have been demoted due to activity that is protected under employment laws, that is illegal. You may have an employment retaliation claim against your employer, which would be filed with […]

Pregnancy Rights at Work: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy Rights at Work: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy rights at work protect millions of women in the workforce every year in Florida and across the United States. There are powerful pregnancy laws in place to ensure the rights of women who are pregnant, have been pregnant or may become pregnant. Do you believe you have been harassed or discriminated against in the […]

Overtime and Tips: How Does It Work In Florida?

Overtime and Tips: How Does It Work In Florida?

The qualifications and calculations for overtime in Florida can be confusing for many workers in the state, including overtime pay for tipped employees. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a key employment law with detailed language to protect employees and guarantee payment of wages for all the hours an employee is rightfully due, […]

Fired During the Pandemic Without Warning? Why You May NOT Have a Case

Fired During the Pandemic Without Warning? Why You May NOT Have a Case

The pandemic has been incredibly challenging for employers and employees alike. Employers have needed to make tough decisions, and many workers have lost their jobs. Were you fired during the pandemic without warning? Employees have many rights in the workplace, but due to the extraordinary circumstances of the pandemic, you may not have a case […]

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace & The Impact on LGBTQ Employees

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace & The Impact on LGBTQ Employees

Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace has been occurring for decades, affecting the careers and lives of LGBTQ employees in many ways. Even as society is changing and advancing its views on equality for all people, LGBTQ discrimination persists.  What Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace? Sexual orientation in the workplace refers to an […]

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