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LGBTQ Safe From Job Discrimination, Says Supreme Court

Millions of LGBTQ people will have new civil rights following a decision by the Supreme Court that found employers cannot discriminate on the basis of workers being transgender or gay. On Monday, June 15, the Supreme Court ruled that it breaks federal law for employers to discriminate against people because of sexual orientation or gender …

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 …

Have You Been Discriminated Against at Work? How to Report It & File a Claim

Employees have the right to have a safe, discrimination-free workplace. Unfortunately, thousands of people each year are targeted on the job. Do you know how to file a discrimination lawsuit? The employment laws protect workers from different types of discrimination, but there are certain processes that need to be followed when filing an employment discrimination …

Florida’s LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Laws

Recent Developments & Your Workplace Rights The topic of LGBTQ workplace discrimination in Florida has been the focus of significant media attention recently. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is striving to adjust Florida’s anti-discrimination and workplace discrimination laws to include gay and transgender people. They propose passing a Florida Competitive Workforce Act bill to address …

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 …

Discrimination at Work: Do You Have a Case?

Discrimination at work comes in many forms, and, unfortunately, it is still too common. But Florida discrimination laws, as well as Federal laws, are in place to protect millions of workers around the state. Do you know what is considered discrimination at work? You may have experienced certain actions and did not realize that you …

“Ok, Boomer” and Age Discrimination in the Workplace

“Ok, Boomer.” What began as a casual way for younger people to dismiss the perspectives of their elders has transformed into a cultural catchphrase that has sparked numerous debates and discussions on the topic of intergenerational relationships. Some have claimed that the phrase is inherently ageist. Pundits suggest its dismissive nature prevents those who resort …

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How to File a Discrimination Case Against Your Employer

Have you been discriminated against at work? Employment lawyers work hard each day to fight for employees that have discrimination in the workplace cases against employers. There are specific processes and statutes of limitations on discrimination cases. Therefore, it is in an employee’s best legal interest to consult a workplace discrimination lawyer as soon as …

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What You Need to Know About Non-Compete Agreements

Signing a non-compete agreement with your employer is a fairly common practice. Business owners request that you sign them (or make it a condition of your employment) to protect certain company interests. But what about your legal rights? Understanding the various aspects and legal ramifications of a non-compete agreement are important to any worker — …

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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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