Category: Hostile Work Environment

  • Can an Employer Record Audio at the Workplace in Florida?

    Can an Employer Record Audio at the Workplace in Florida?

    You likely spend a significant portion of your day at work, so it is only natural that you form friendships and relationships with your coworkers and supervisors. You communicate with these individuals daily, sometimes on a personal level and with the intention that your conversation be confidential. But can an employer record audio at the…

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  • How to Report an Employer for Unfair Treatment

    How to Report an Employer for Unfair Treatment

    Whether you face workplace discrimination, retaliation, or another form of unfair treatment, it is crucial to protect your rights as an employee and hold your employer accountable. Discover how to report an employer for unfair treatment and what you will need to help prove your case.

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  • Top Labor Law Violations in Florida – and How to Report Them

    Top Labor Law Violations in Florida – and How to Report Them

    If your employer committed labor law violations, would you recognize it? These violations are much more common than many people think. Employee rights stretch far and wide, with strong protections against many types of actions that employers may take. From issues that directly affect your paycheck to varying civil rights violations, it is vital to…

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  • Afraid of Losing Your Job? Reporting Harassment in the Workplace

    Afraid of Losing Your Job? Reporting Harassment in the Workplace

    No one deserves to be harassed at work but reporting harassment in the workplace can be difficult and stressful. Many people are afraid of losing their job if they do try to report workplace harassment. Understand that employees have many rights under federal and state law, including legislation protecting them from harassment. The U.S. Equal…

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  • 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…

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  • Bullying at Work: What Is It & Is It Legal?

    Bullying at Work: What Is It & Is It Legal?

    Employers should provide a safe working environment for all employees. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Bullying at work is a big problem in the state of Florida and across the United States. It happens across industries and at all levels. But what is bullying at work – and is it legal? Not all activities…

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  • Florida Medical Marijuana Employee Protection Act: What You Need to Know

    Florida Medical Marijuana Employee Protection Act: What You Need to Know

    Are you familiar with Florida medical marijuana law? You may have heard of Amendment 2 – also called The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative. Florida voters approved this act with a 71% majority in 2016. Even though Florida law on medical marijuana makes it legal in the state, that legislation did not have any explicit…

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  • Don’t let the Coronavirus Kill Your Job: You have Rights

    Don’t let the Coronavirus Kill Your Job: You have Rights

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the world as we know it, both at home and in the workplace. To protect employees during this national crisis Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), which takes effect April 2, 2020. It requires most employers to provide employees with expanded family and medical leave as…

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  • What Is Considered A Hostile Work Environment In Florida?

    What Is Considered A Hostile Work Environment In Florida?

    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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  • Halloween in the Workplace: How to Protect Your Employee Rights

    Halloween in the Workplace: How to Protect Your Employee Rights

    Halloween at work can be a tricky and difficult time. Employers will often throw parties to celebrate this festive, spooky time of year, thinking that it can help with morale and team building. But Halloween in the workplace is unique from other company events in that it can set the stage for sexual harassment and…

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