what is a hostile work environment

An Employee Guide to Understanding & Handling a Hostile Work Environment

You have a right to work in a safe, healthy environment. However, the unfortunate reality is that many employees are subjected to abusive, illegal behavior in the workplace. Do you know what is considered a hostile work environment? It is important to understand what a hostile work environment is so you can know how to […]

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Non-Compete Agreements: How to Build Your Case

It is not uncommon for an employer to request that new employees sign non-compete agreements. Although they serve numerous purposes, non-compete contracts generally guard against employees leaving their jobs to work for competitors, where they may potentially share inside information. However, if you have been terminated from a job, or you have left willingly, you […]

how to calculate severance pay

Losing Your Job: How to Calculate Severance Pay in Florida

Severance pay is often offered to employees across the state of Florida when they are forced to leave a job. Many employees are unclear how to calculate severance pay, though, so it is hard to know if what the employer is offering is fair and appropriate. Even though there is no Florida law requiring severance […]

Severance Pay FAQs for Florida Employees

If you are about to leave your job because you are getting laid off or for other reasons not related to your performance, you need to be well prepared and well informed. While severance pay in Florida is not required by law, your employer may offer you a package with a personalized employment separation agreement. […]

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Hire a TCPA Attorney

Are you being harassed with phone calls by banks, mega-corporations, and other debt collectors? A TCPA defense attorney fights hard for consumers to stop the abuse from violators of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). With more than a billion robocalls that occur every day in the United States, it is important to know your […]

how to recover unpaid wages in florida

Need to Recover Unpaid Wages? 4 Benefits of Hiring an Employment Lawyer

Employees are at the mercy of their employers when it comes to getting paid a fair wage. When employers decide not to pay employees what they are rightfully owed, an unpaid wages lawyer has the expertise and experience in employment law — and knows how to recover unpaid wages in Florida. It is not uncommon […]

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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 […]

can you use fmla for iep meetings

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 […]

how to file a discrimination case against your employer

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 […]

guide to understanding non compete agreements

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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