Need to know how to file for unemployment in Florida or have questions about your claim? Our guide can assist you through the unemployment claim process.
Employees who go on maternity leave have legal protection against discrimination. They have the right to be treated equally and fairly. There are common maternity leave violations in Pinellas County, Florida, that can cause significant difficulties to family life, careers, and financial stability. When employers decide to break the law, they should be held accountable. […]
Employees have the right to get paid what they are lawfully owed. If you believe you may have been the victim of wage theft in Pinellas County, all is not lost. You can take action to protect your rights and pursue what you are owed. Laws are on the books that protect workers from wage […]
Whether you face workplace discrimination, retaliation, or another form of unfair treatment, it is crucial to protect your rights as an employee and hold your employer accountable. Discover how to report an employer for unfair treatment and what you will need to help prove your case.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and more to protect employee rights. If you believe you’re not being paid fair wages or have not received the compensation you are owed, discover how this law protects you and what you should do if your rights at work have been violated.
(Updated July 2023) Florida labor laws exist to ensure that employees get paid what they are legally owed and protect employees from illegal actions such as harassment. They are far-reaching and include state statutes and federal statutes such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). At Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., we are dedicated to fighting […]
If you have been a victim of workplace discrimination, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against your employer. Workers are protected by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which enforces laws that ensure fair treatment in the workplace. However, filing a discrimination lawsuit can be tricky. You need an attorney with experience in […]
If your employer committed labor law violations, would you recognize it? These violations are much more common than many people think. Employee rights stretch far and wide, with strong protections against many types of actions that employers may take. From issues that directly affect your paycheck to varying civil rights violations, it is vital to […]
Pay discrimination in the workplace affects the lives and livelihoods of employees every day. It occurs when someone performs similar work to another employee but does not receive equal pay. It is not uncommon — and it is often unlawful. Unfortunately, employers across varying industries engage in wage discrimination in the workplace anyway, disregarding state […]
Employees across Florida are all too often the subject of constructive dismissal or wrongful termination. Wrongful termination occurs when an employer fires you due to circumstances that are a violation of employee rights, including injustices such as age discrimination, race discrimination, and sexual harassment. But what is constructive dismissal? What Is Constructive Dismissal? Constructive dismissal […]