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Religious Freedom or Discrimination: Can My Employer Decide What Benefits I Can Get?

The recent landmark Supreme Court case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby has led many to question what benefits businesses can deny their employees based on religious beliefs. Some critics argue that the ruling, which favored the corporation’s right to deny female contraceptives through its insurance policy based on religious freedom, actually discriminates against the values of […]

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New overtime rules for salaried workers on the way

In most parts of the country, a salary of $24,000 a year doesn’t get you very far. But if you are a salaried employee making that much or more, and are classified by your employer as an administrative, executive or professional employees, you are not legally entitled to overtime pay. Think for a minute about […]

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Wage payment laws in Florida: what are the facts?

It’s not always easy to know if you’re being paid in compliance with state and federal laws. Some employers intentionally try to confuse or even intimidate their workers into accepting a lower pay rate than the law allows. The best way to prevent that from happening is to know your rights under the law. We’ve […]

ted cruz speaking about obamacare

How Does Obamacare Affect Small Business Employees?

“It is the single biggest job killer in America.” “Americans all over this country are suffering because of Obamacare.” “If we are really serious about stopping Obamacare, we’ll destroy the entire planet.” All comments made by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) regarding Obamacare in just the last month. And whether you’re listening to the political rhetoric […]

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