Pay Discrimination in the Workplace: Am I Protected

Pay Discrimination in the Workplace: Am I Protected?

Pay discrimination in the workplace affects the lives and livelihoods of employees every day. It occurs when someone performs similar work to another employee but does not receive equal pay. It is not uncommon — and it is often unlawful.  Unfortunately, employers across varying industries engage in wage discrimination in the workplace anyway, disregarding state […]

How Does Severance Pay Work in Florida

How Does Severance Pay Work in Florida?

Have you have been permanently laid off or terminated from your job, or do you think it will happen in the near future? If so, you probably have multiple questions, such as: “Will I receive severance pay?” “How does severance pay work?” “When is severance paid out?” “How much severance should I expect to get?” […]

A GUIDE TO FLORIDA MINIMUM WAGE

A Guide to Florida Minimum Wage

Employees across the State of Florida deserve fair pay — and many employers are bound by law to pay at least the Florida minimum wage to their workers. It is widely known that the U.S. has a federal minimum wage standard, which has been stagnant at $7.25 per hour since 2009. But each state has […]

Boss handing employee money because of Florida overtime laws

Overtime and Tips: How Do Florida Overtime Laws Work?

The qualifications and calculations for overtime in Florida can be confusing for many workers in the state, including overtime pay for tipped employees. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a key employment law with detailed language to protect employees and guarantee payment of wages for all the hours an employee is rightfully due, […]

Fired During the Pandemic Without Warning? Why You May NOT Have a Case

Fired During the Pandemic Without Warning? Why You May NOT Have a Case

The pandemic has been incredibly challenging for employers and employees alike. Employers have needed to make tough decisions, and many workers have lost their jobs. Were you fired during the pandemic without warning? Employees have many rights in the workplace, but due to the extraordinary circumstances of the pandemic, you may not have a case […]

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 […]

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