What is Considered FMLA Harassment

What is Considered FMLA Harassment?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protects workers across the country. Unfortunately, not all employers abide by it. Do you know what is considered FMLA harassment? There are multiple ways that a bullying employer can harass an employee. If you believe you are dealing with FMLA harassment, an employment law attorney can help. FMLA […]

Holiday Pay: How to Prove Unpaid Overtime

Holiday Pay: How to Prove Unpaid Overtime

The holidays are hectic for many Florida workers. From retail to hospitality and shipping/logistics, as well as other professions, working overtime is common. But all too often, employers do not pay their employees appropriately. Understanding how to prove unpaid overtime is the first step to recovering wages that you are lawfully owed. Holiday Pay vs. […]

A Curse and a Benefit

Telework- A Curse and a Benefit

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically expanded the meaning of “workplace.” With many more people teleworking than ever before, our living rooms have become offices and, unfortunately, our “workday” is not always well-defined. Teleworking does have many benefits, particularly to help people stay safe and healthy, but it can also be a curse. Even when employees […]

Your Rights Under Florida Law

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: Your Rights Under Florida Law

Employees are protected against disability discrimination in the workplace under Florida disability laws. Workers have the right to be treated equally and fairly, and employers should be held accountable for violating the law. Do you know your workplace rights? What is Disability Discrimination? Disability discrimination in the workplace occurs when people are treated differently at […]

FMLA Statute of Limitations

FMLA Statute of Limitations: What You Need to Know

The FMLA contains broad protections for workers across the United States. Although, there are FMLA statute of limitations that employees should be aware of if you have been subject to FMLA harassment or FMLA retaliation and are considering filing a complaint. FMLA Basics The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides qualified workers 12 weeks of […]

What to Do When You Are Fired Unfairly

Wrongful Termination Claims: What to Do When You Are Fired Unfairly

When employers violate employee rights, they should be held accountable. Do you know what to do when you get fired unfairly? Wrongful termination is, unfortunately, quite prevalent in the state of Florida. Employers often feel emboldened to do whatever they want, even if it means that they violate employment laws. But, workers can and should […]

Workplace Laws Your Employer May Be Violating

6 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 unless they are unlawful or impinge on protected employee rights, you have limited options. But there are things your boss can’t legally do — they are not above the law. Workers across Florida and […]

Top 5 Qualities of the Best Employment Discrimination Attorney

Top 5 Qualities of the Best Employment Discrimination Attorney

If you are dealing with employment discrimination, working with a legal professional specializing in employee rights is key to getting justice. An employment discrimination attorney serves as your powerful advocate against employers who violate employment law. But how do you go about finding an employment discrimination attorney? For many workers, this could be the first […]

Important FFCRA Update

Important FFCRA Update

What You Need to Know About Updates to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act In March 2020, Congress passed into law the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). On March 18, 2020, the president signed the FFCRA, with the legislation going into effect on April 1, 2020, and lasting through December […]

OSHA Regulations & Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

OSHA Regulations & Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected employees and their families in Florida and around the globe. Even in these difficult times, people still need to work. Unfortunately, many employees have been exposed to COVID-19 while on the job and become extremely ill or have even lost their lives. Employees have a legal right to a […]

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