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. […]

How to Win a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit in Florida

How to Win a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit in Florida

If you have recently been fired, you may qualify for a wrongful termination lawsuit in Florida. A wrongful termination lawyer specializes in employee rights and leads as your advocate to seek justice. Understandably, you could be wondering how to win a wrongful termination lawsuit. An experienced employment law attorney leverages legal expertise, skill, and strategy […]

Retaliation in the Workplace

Retaliation in the Workplace: An Employee’s Guide to Understanding Their Rights in Florida

Retaliation in the workplace can occur at multiple levels and in any industry. From entry-level to supervisory and management positions, employees in technology, healthcare, finance, and many more fields are susceptible to employer retaliation. Retaliation at work can have many consequences. It can interfere with your career trajectory, cause serious financial strain, and inflict unnecessary […]

Coronavirus & Wrongful Termination in Florida

Coronavirus & Wrongful Termination in Florida

Have you been fired during the pandemic? You may be able to file a coronavirus wrongful termination lawsuit. Even though Florida is an “at-will” state, which means that employers can fire you for any (legal) reason, you still have protections against unlawful termination during the pandemic. What Employees Need to Know About Coronavirus & Wrongful […]

how to report harassment in the workplace

Afraid of Losing Your Job? Reporting Harassment in the Workplace

No one deserves to be harassed at work but reporting harassment in the workplace can be difficult and stressful. Many people are afraid of losing their job if they do try to report workplace harassment.  Understand that employees have many rights under federal and state law, including legislation protecting them from harassment. The U.S. Equal […]

Employee Guide to Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

Employee Guide to Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

When an employee is in a toxic work environment, it can feel nearly impossible to get out of it. Leaving a toxic work environment does have its challenges, but it can be successful when executed correctly. Even though there are multiple concerns – such as interruptions in career trajectory, concerns about stability for employees and […]

8 Signs You're in a Toxic Work Environment

8 Signs You’re in a Toxic Work Environment

You may experience a “bumps in the road” at work. Bad weeks happen. But if you are in a toxic work environment, it is relentlessly stressful and can make a huge impact on your professional and home life. What is a toxic work environment? Multiple signs serve as a “caution light” if you can recognize […]

Fired for Social Media Posts

Fired for Social Media Posts? You May Have a Case

Can you get fired for posting on social media? Social media is an integral part of many people’s lives. But sometimes, workers get fired based on their social media posts. Depending on the situation, if you have been fired because of the content of your social media posts, you may have a case against your […]

Employee Rights 101: Complaints vs. Refusal to Work

Employee Rights 101: Complaints vs. Refusal to Work

The intricacies of employee rights can be confusing. Many workers wonder what the boundaries are when it comes to safety, how much they are expected to work, and getting paid appropriately, among other issues. Employment law encompasses many complexities, but understanding the basics surround important issues relevant to you will help you make the best […]

How Changes to the FFCRA Regulations Affect Employees

How Changes to the FFCRA Regulations Affect Employees

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has provided critical support for employees since it became law on March 18, 2020. The Act expired effective December 31, 2020. However, actions by the employer in 2020 prior to its expiration may have violated the law and remain viable as claims. Recently, the FFCRA regulations have been […]

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