Employment Discrimination: Are You Part of a Protected Group?

Employment Discrimination: Are You Part Of A Protected Class?

Unfortunately, employment discrimination is a common problem in the United States. In fact, research suggests that 61% of all workers have experienced it at some point in their lives. If you have experienced discrimination in the workplace, you should protect your legal rights as an employee. However, the range of available remedies will vary based […]

Workplace Laws Your Employer May Be Violating

8 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 you have limited options unless they are unlawful or impinge on protected employee rights. But there are things your boss can’t legally do — they are not above the law. Workers across Florida and […]

Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Do I Have A Case?

Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Do I Have A Case?

Discrimination based on race is illegal in the workplace. Employees have strong legal protections that employers must abide by — or be held accountable for law violations. Florida employees, and workers across the country, can file a race discrimination lawsuit with an employment law attorney against their employer if they have a case. What Is […]

Understanding Religious Accomodations in the Workplace

Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

Employees have a right to religious accommodations in the workplace under federal law. Understanding your religious rights at work is key to knowing whether you may be facing religious discrimination. It is not uncommon for employers to refuse religious accommodations in the workplace. If this has happened to you, or if you have been disparately […]

Dealing with Discrimination After Maternity Leave

Returning to Work: Dealing with Discrimination After Maternity Leave

The birth of a baby is a celebratory occasion. But unfortunately, when it is time for mothers to return to work, discrimination after maternity leave is a harsh reality for many Florida workers. Maternity leave discrimination negatively affects the lives and careers of mothers throughout Florida — and it is against the law. If you […]

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace & The Impact on LGBTQ Employees

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace & The Impact on LGBTQ Employees

Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace has been occurring for decades, affecting the careers and lives of LGBTQ employees in many ways. Even as society is changing and advancing its views on equality for all people, LGBTQ discrimination persists. What Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace? Sexual orientation in the workplace refers to an […]

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Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination? Filing A Discrimination Claim In Florida

Employment discrimination negatively affects the careers and lives of many Florida workers every year. But employment law can be quite complex. Difficulties often occur in the workplace, but that does not necessarily mean what happened was illegal. The basic answer to, “Can I sue my employer for discrimination?” is YES. But it is necessary to […]

WHAT IS CONSIDERED SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE?

What is Considered Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

No employee should ever have to endure sexual harassment. But if you believe it may have happened to you, it is critical to understand what is considered sexual harassment in the workplace, your employee rights, and what you can do to stop it. What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? According to the Equal Employment […]

Short-Term Disability vs. Sick Leave: What's the Difference?

Short-Term Disability vs. Sick Leave: What’s the Difference?

When the unexpected happens, such as an illness or injury, employees need to understand their options in taking time off work. Knowing the difference between short-term disability vs. sick leave will give you the information you need about your employee rights and help you make the right decision for your situation. About Short-Term Disability and. […]

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 […]

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