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 […]

Important FFCRA Update

Important FFCRA Update

What You Need to Know About Updates to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act In March 2020, Congress passed into law the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). On March 18, 2020, the president signed the FFCRA, with the legislation going into effect on April 1, 2020, and lasting through December […]

OSHA Regulations & Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

OSHA Regulations & Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected employees and their families in Florida and around the globe. Even in these difficult times, people still need to work. Unfortunately, many employees have been exposed to COVID-19 while on the job and become extremely ill or have even lost their lives. Employees have a legal right to a […]

Workers Not Being Paid For Necessary Time Off

Employee Rights in Jeopardy During COVID-19 Pandemic: Workers Not Being Paid For Necessary Time Off

Employee rights are in jeopardy during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this critical time of a combination of public health and economic crisis, many employers across the country have not been paying their workers for necessary time off demanded by law due to COVID-19 testing and quarantine needs. Coronavirus Legislation That Protects Workers Rights Faced with […]

How to Prove Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the workplace makes a huge impact on workers in Florida and around the country. It not only can make work a very uncomfortable and even scary place, but it can also have a tremendous effect on a person’s career and financial circumstances. Discrimination is the workplace is not only wrong — it is […]

Employee Rights 101: Guide to EEOC Violations

Violations of the laws administered by the EEOC (and State agencies which administer state employment laws) are a threat to employees everywhere. From retail to healthcare, workers are subjected to discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. But the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and their state equivalents is the first stop as you seek protection […]

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? […]

Coronavirus & Workplace Rights: What Can Your Boss Legally Require You To Do?

Understanding Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic The coronavirus has upended life as we know it. That includes the workplace. In this stressful and confusing time, it may be challenging to understand what your boss can legally require you to do. As attorneys that specialize in employee rights, Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., is here to […]

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnancy should be a very exciting time. But during the pandemic, it can be very challenging for employees. Workplace discrimination is threatening the livelihoods of families across the country as some business owners are, unfortunately, violating employee rights to keep making profits. Workplace discrimination is a complex subject during “normal” times — and even more […]

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