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Confused About Overtime Holiday Pay? Here’s What You Need to Know

The subject of overtime holiday pay for Florida workers can be confusing. Employees have many rights under the law, but there are certain limitations to be aware of when it comes to your paycheck. First, let’s discuss the basics. Federal & State Law The Department of Labor oversees the rights of employees in the workplace. […]

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Walmart Gets Sued for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

Employment discrimination can happen to anyone, including pregnant women. Did you know that the EEOC received nearly 3,500 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2016 alone? In 2017, it was nearly 3,200. In a recent class-action lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the huge retail chain Walmart is being sued for alleged […]

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The Fight for Employee Rights: IBM Sued for Age Discrimination

Age discrimination occurs all too often across Florida and the United States. However, employees are seeking justice for these unlawful acts — holding employers accountable for their actions — from small businesses all the way up to large corporations. The technology giant IBM is being sued for alleged age discrimination in a recent filing of […]

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Fighting Back: Former Ocala Officer Files Federal Lawsuit Of Discrimination

A federal lawsuit has been filed by a former Ocala Police Department officer alleging discrimination based on her sex. The plaintiff, Casey Walsh, also claims that a hostile work environment was created during her tenure as an officer and that she was retaliated against when she filed a complaint. This Florida case is significant in […]

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Seeking Justice in the Workplace: UPS Sued for Alleged Discrimination

Discrimination in the workplace occurs across industries of all sizes — from small businesses to large corporations. It’s not only wrong, but it’s also against the law. Employee rights lawyers seek justice for employees every day. A recent UPS lawsuit is a primary example of how workers can fight against discrimination in the workplace and […]

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Wrongfully Fired from Your Job? 7 Tips to Help You Recover

Have you been wrongfully fired and are wondering, “What can I do?” During this challenging time, there are many things you can do to recover, get through it, and get your career back on track. Wrongful termination can not only affect your career, but it can also change you and your family’s life — but […]

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Wrongful Termination Checklist: 8 Examples of Wrongful Termination to Determine If You Have a Valid Claim

Have you been fired from your job recently? Do you think it may have been illegal? This wrongful termination checklist will help you to determine if you have a valid claim — and let you know what to do next. If your employer fired you in violation of state, local, and/or federal laws, public policy, […]

WENZEL FENTON CABASSA P.A. LITIGATES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. FOR LOST COBRA COVERAGE

Our law firm is litigating a class action lawsuit against Marriott International, Inc. (“Marriott”), Vazquez v. Marriott International, Inc., Case No.: 8:17-cv-00116-MSS-MAP (M.D. Fla., Tampa Division), on behalf of our client, a former housekeeper employed by Marriott from November 1998 until her termination on October 3, 2016, and about 15,000 class members. By way of […]

When Should You Lawyer Up? Knowing When to Hire an Employment Lawyer

Do you need to lawyer up? When experiencing workplace retaliation or discrimination, knowing if you need an attorney is not always clear. That is why it is important to understand not only your employee rights but what an employment lawyer does and how they can assist you. Employee rights and the complexities of employment law […]

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Former Wegmans Employee Fired over FMLA

Protecting Yourself from FMLA Retaliation A former Wegmans employee sued the grocer in July, claiming violations of harassment and retaliation by her supervisor for electing to use her protected right to Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave. The Family & Medical Leave Act was passed in the United States to protect workers’ rights to […]

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