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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 […]

What is Considered FMLA Harassment

What is Considered FMLA Harassment?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protects workers across the country. Unfortunately, not all employers abide by it. Do you know what is considered FMLA harassment? There are multiple ways that a bullying employer can harass an employee. If you believe you are dealing with FMLA harassment, an employment law attorney can help. FMLA […]

Your Rights Under Florida Law

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: Your Rights Under Florida Law

Employees are protected against disability discrimination in the workplace under Florida disability laws. Workers have the right to be treated equally and fairly, and employers should be held accountable for violating the law. Do you know your workplace rights? What is Disability Discrimination? Disability discrimination in the workplace occurs when people are treated differently at […]

FMLA Statute of Limitations

FMLA Statute of Limitations: What You Need to Know

The FMLA contains broad protections for workers across the United States. Although, there are FMLA statute of limitations that employees should be aware of if you have been subject to FMLA harassment or FMLA retaliation and are considering filing a complaint. FMLA Basics The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides qualified workers 12 weeks of […]

Workplace Laws Your Employer May Be Violating

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

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 […]

Motherhood Penalty and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Motherhood should never be considered a detriment in the workplace. Although during the pandemic, mothers have been dealing with harsh consequences across many industries. Have you heard of the ‘motherhood penalty’? There is no doubt that fathers also face a significant penalty particularly as relates to caring for their children. What is the Motherhood Penalty? […]

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