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

Florida Minimum Wage 2021: Check Your Paycheck for An Increase

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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