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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 […]

4 Examples of Discrimination in the Workplace

Workplace discrimination is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it never happens. In fact, it happens more often than you may realize, and you may have experienced discrimination in the workplace without realizing it. Victims of workplace discrimination can experience added stress and anxiety – it can be hard to focus at work, and victims frequently […]

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6 Workplace Laws Your Employer Could Be Violating

No matter what industry you work in or what your job status is, you have rights. But too often, employees don’t know what these rights are, and, more importantly, they don’t recognize it when their employer violates these rights. You shouldn’t assume the employer is well-versed in labor laws or take what they say at […]

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Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. Representing Plaintiff in Catholic Charities Sexual Harassment Case

A lawsuit was recently filed against the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg by a former employee of Catholic Charities alleging sexual harassment by the interim executive director. Represented by Donna V. Smith, a partner at Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., Abdelaziz Abdelmunim claims that Margaret Rogers made unwanted sexual advances toward him during his time of […]

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Walmart Gets Sued for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

Employment discrimination can happen to anyone, including pregnant women. Did you know that the EEOC received nearly 3,500 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2016 alone? In 2017, it was nearly 3,200. In a recent class-action lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the huge retail chain Walmart is being sued for alleged […]

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The Fight for Employee Rights: IBM Sued for Age Discrimination

Age discrimination occurs all too often across Florida and the United States. However, employees are seeking justice for these unlawful acts — holding employers accountable for their actions — from small businesses all the way up to large corporations. The technology giant IBM is being sued for alleged age discrimination in a recent filing of […]

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Fighting Back: Former Ocala Officer Files Federal Lawsuit Of Discrimination

A federal lawsuit has been filed by a former Ocala Police Department officer alleging discrimination based on her sex. The plaintiff, Casey Walsh, also claims that a hostile work environment was created during her tenure as an officer and that she was retaliated against when she filed a complaint. This Florida case is significant in […]

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Seeking Justice in the Workplace: UPS Sued for Alleged Discrimination

Discrimination in the workplace occurs across industries of all sizes — from small businesses to large corporations. It’s not only wrong, but it’s also against the law. Employee rights lawyers seek justice for employees every day. A recent UPS lawsuit is a primary example of how workers can fight against discrimination in the workplace and […]

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 […]

6 Questions to Ask an Employment Lawyer

When you are searching for the right legal representation, it can be hard to decide who to chose. There are important questions to ask an employment lawyer that will guide you in selecting the best firm for your needs. What to Ask Before Hiring an Employment Lawyer Here are seven critical questions to ask an […]

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