Fired for Social Media Posts

Fired for Social Media Posts? You May Have a Case

Can you get fired for posting on social media? Social media is an integral part of many people’s lives. But sometimes, workers get fired based on their social media posts. Depending on the situation, if you have been fired because of the content of your social media posts, you may have a case against your […]

Employee Rights 101: Complaints vs. Refusal to Work

Employee Rights 101: Complaints vs. Refusal to Work

The intricacies of employee rights can be confusing. Many workers wonder what the boundaries are when it comes to safety, how much they are expected to work, and getting paid appropriately, among other issues. Employment law encompasses many complexities, but understanding the basics surround important issues relevant to you will help you make the best […]

How Changes to the FFCRA Regulations Affect Employees

How Changes to the FFCRA Regulations Affect Employees

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has provided critical support for employees since it became law on March 18, 2020. The Act expired effective December 31, 2020. However, actions by the employer in 2020 prior to its expiration may have violated the law and remain viable as claims. Recently, the FFCRA regulations have been […]

A Guide to Florida Vacation Time Laws

Are You Owed Vacation Pay? A Guide to Florida Vacation Time Laws

When you want to take time off work, understanding Florida vacation time laws will help you make the right decisions for you and your family. Depending on the circumstances of your employment, what you decide to do may change. It is always recommended to be informed of varying types of employment law to ensure your […]

Can My Employer Require the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can My Employer Require the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of our lives, and certainly includes our jobs. “Can employers require COVID testing?” “What are my employee rights regarding the COVID-19 vaccine?” These are two common questions workers ask about COVID and the workplace. It is understandable. Employee rights are far-reaching yet particularly complex during a pandemic. Employers […]

What Happens to PTO When You Quit a Job in Florida?

What Happens to PTO When You Quit a Job in Florida?

When you are getting ready to quit a job, it can be a confusing time. Many employees have lots of questions like: “What happens to PTO when you quit?” “Is my employer required to pay me unused vacation time?” Being prepared with the right information will help you to anticipate your financial situation. Surprises are […]

Check Your Paycheck: The Florida Minimum Wage Increase 2021

Check Your Paycheck: The Florida Minimum Wage Increase 2021

Good things are happening with the Florida minimum wage this year. Did you know that the Florida minimum wage in 2021 has increased? Employees should always have the latest information on minimum wage in Florida to ensure they are getting paid what they are legally owed under state wage laws. The Changes in Florida Minimum […]

Filing A Wrongful Termination Suit in Florida

5 Things You Need to Know About Filing A Wrongful Termination Suit in Florida

Do you think you may have been illegally fired from your job? If so, you should know important information on how to file a wrongful termination suit in Florida. As dedicated employment lawyers in Florida, Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., is here to ensure you have the information you need to know about employee rights. About […]

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. […]

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