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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Workers Not Being Paid For Necessary Time Off

Employee Rights in Jeopardy During COVID-19 Pandemic: Workers Not Being Paid For Necessary Time Off

Employee rights are in jeopardy during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this critical time of a combination of public health and economic crisis, many employers across the country have not been paying their workers for necessary time off demanded by law due to COVID-19 testing and quarantine needs. Coronavirus Legislation That Protects Workers Rights Faced with […]

Can Your Employer Require You to Work Overtime in Florida?

Full-time employees often are asked to work more than 40 hours per week. But is mandatory overtime legal? The answer to that question is not simple, but as a general rule, many employers do have the ability to demand mandatory overtime from their employees. And if you qualify for overtime pay, which many hourly workers […]

how to calculate severance pay

Severance Pay Calculator: How to Calculate Severance Pay in Florida After Losing Your Job

Severance pay is often offered to employees across the state of Florida when they are forced to leave a job. Many employees are unclear how to calculate severance pay, though, so it is hard to know if what the employer is offering is fair and appropriate. Even though there is no Florida law requiring severance […]

how to recover unpaid wages in florida

Need to Recover Unpaid Wages? 4 Benefits of Hiring an Employment Lawyer

Employees are at the mercy of their employers when it comes to getting paid a fair wage. When employers decide not to pay employees what they are rightfully owed, an unpaid wages lawyer has the expertise and experience in employment law — and knows how to recover unpaid wages in Florida. It is not uncommon […]

how to report unpaid overtime during the holidays

Tis the Season: How to Report Unpaid Overtime and Wages During the Holidays

In an ideal world, employers would always pay their workers fairly and on time. Unfortunately, that is not the world in which we live. There are instances when employers fail to pay their workers the wages they are owed. Although this can occur at any time of year, it is particularly common during the holiday […]

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