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 […]

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 […]

Can My Employer Require the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can My Employer Require the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of our lives, and certainly includes our jobs. “Can employers require COVID testing?” “What are my employee rights regarding the COVID-19 vaccine?” These are two common questions workers ask about COVID and the workplace. It is understandable. Employee rights are far-reaching yet particularly complex during a pandemic. Employers […]

What Happens to PTO When You Quit a Job in Florida?

What Happens to PTO When You Quit a Job in Florida?

When you are getting ready to quit a job, it can be a confusing time. Many employees have lots of questions like: “What happens to PTO when you quit?” “Is my employer required to pay me unused vacation time?” Being prepared with the right information will help you to anticipate your financial situation. Surprises are […]

Check Your Paycheck: The Florida Minimum Wage Increase 2021

Florida Minimum Wage 2021: Check Your Paycheck for An Increase

Good things are happening with the Florida minimum wage this year. Did you know that the Florida minimum wage in 2021 has increased? Employees should always have the latest information on minimum wage in Florida to ensure they are getting paid what they are legally owed under state wage laws. The Changes in Florida Minimum […]

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