Category: Workplace Discrimination

  • You’re Not the Problem – It’s Your Job: 6 Signs You’re Dealing with a Hostile Work Environment

    You’re Not the Problem – It’s Your Job: 6 Signs You’re Dealing with a Hostile Work Environment

    Most of us spend more time at work than we do at home – making it feel like a second home. That is why it is essential to have a healthy and happy working environment when possible. Sure, there are ups and downs in any job, but dealing with a hostile environment at work can…

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  • Fighting Discriminatory Practices at Temp Agencies

    Fighting Discriminatory Practices at Temp Agencies

    Temp agencies are designed to provide companies in need of short-term work with temporary employees. By contracting with these agencies, companies benefit by saving money on payroll expenses and employees are able to find short-term work while looking for full-time employment. However, it is not commonly known by people looking for temporary work that temp…

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  • 6 Examples of Workplace Age Discrimination

    6 Examples of Workplace Age Discrimination

    Age-discrimination is not uncommon and can occur whether a person is already employed by a company or is interviewing for a job. The Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) was enacted in 1967 prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older. Here are some examples of age discrimination and what you can do…

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  • Top 8 FMLA FAQs (and Answers) You Should Know

    Top 8 FMLA FAQs (and Answers) You Should Know

    Filing for leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) can be intimidating, especially when you do not know what to expect and how it may affect your family – and your job. Not knowing if you will be eligible for FMLA leave, if you will receive adequate compensation or if you will have…

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  • Do I Have a Case for Constructive Discharge?

    Do I Have a Case for Constructive Discharge?

    Do you want to know how to prove constructive discharge? What is Constructive Discharge? People quit their jobs for a number of reasons. Often, life circumstances change, or the job just isn’t the right fit. In the case of constructive discharge, a work environment becomes so hostile and intolerable an individual is forced to quit.…

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  • Can You Be Fired for Medical Marijuana in the State of Florida?

    Can You Be Fired for Medical Marijuana in the State of Florida?

    Medical marijuana is legal in the State of Florida for people with certain medical conditions. But can you be fired for medical marijuana? About The Florida Medical Marijuana Bill The Florida medical marijuana bill signed by Governor Scott in 2017 allows residents of the state with “debilitating medical conditions” to use medical marijuana. It is…

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  • 4 High-Profile Companies Dealing with Sexual Harassment at Work

    4 High-Profile Companies Dealing with Sexual Harassment at Work

    Often, sexual harassment at work occurs not because companies don’t have policies that make it unlawful, but because these policies are not always enforced and/or there’s a lack of training to educate employees. The most effective way to curb sexual harassment in the workplace is to empower employees and make them aware that sexual harassment…

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  • Florida Non-Compete Agreements: What’s Legal and What’s Not

    Florida Non-Compete Agreements: What’s Legal and What’s Not

    Have you been asked to sign a non-compete agreement in Florida? If so, it is important to be aware of the legal issues surrounding a non-compete agreement in Florida — and your rights. Dedicated professionals in employment law can advocate for your legal rights. But first, you need to know what’s legal and what’s not.…

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  • Top Sexual Harassment Reports & Cases of 2017

    Top Sexual Harassment Reports & Cases of 2017

    The awareness of the prevalence of sexual harassment rose to a much higher level in 2017 with national attention spotlighting entertainment, government, media and other industries across the country. Sexual harassment in the workplace is certainly not new but hopefully with the increased attention on the subject, and powerful people being held accountable for their…

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  • Top 8 Frequently Asked Questions About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Top 8 Frequently Asked Questions About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Any kind of sexual harassment is unacceptable. Sexual harassment in the workplace has gained an enormous amount of national attention over the last year, and individuals (and the employers of these individuals in many cases) are being held accountable for their actions. Do you know what constitutes sexual harassment? It is important to understand the…

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