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 […]

FMLA Statute of Limitations

FMLA Statute of Limitations: What You Need to Know

The FMLA contains broad protections for workers across the United States. Although, there are FMLA statute of limitations that employees should be aware of if you have been subject to FMLA harassment or FMLA retaliation and are considering filing a complaint. FMLA Basics The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides qualified workers 12 weeks of […]

Top 5 Qualities of the Best Employment Discrimination Attorney

Top 5 Qualities of the Best Employment Discrimination Attorney

If you are dealing with employment discrimination, working with a legal professional specializing in employee rights is key to getting justice. An employment discrimination attorney serves as your powerful advocate against employers who violate employment law. But how do you go about finding an employment discrimination attorney? For many workers, this could be the first […]

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 […]

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnancy should be a very exciting time. But during the pandemic, it can be very challenging for employees. Workplace discrimination is threatening the livelihoods of families across the country as some business owners are, unfortunately, violating employee rights to keep making profits. Workplace discrimination is a complex subject during “normal” times — and even more […]

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 […]

Employment Law Cases: Why Destroying Evidence Could Destroy Your Case

Many pieces of evidence can potentially be relevant in employment law cases. If you are a plaintiff, one of your primary responsibilities is to make sure relevant pieces of evidence are preserved. You could substantially harm your chances of achieving the desired outcome if you destroy evidence, particularly if you destroy evidence that you think […]

sick leave rights in florida

What are Your Sick Leave Rights in Florida?

At some point, we all get sick. It is inevitable. Unfortunately, missing work due to illness can prove to be difficult for some employees in Florida. In fact, some common concerns include being passed up for a raise or a promotion or losing their jobs. If you’ve been retaliated or discriminated against because of time […]

Guide to the FMLA and Pregnancy: Your Maternity Leave Rights

Bringing children into the world is an incredible time in our lives. But when it comes to taking time off from work, the FMLA pregnancy guidelines can be complicated. It is important to know your rights when it comes to pregnancy leave. Not only for you and your family’s personal needs but also to ensure […]

what does an employment lawyer do

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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