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Seeking Justice in the Workplace: UPS Sued for Alleged Discrimination

Discrimination in the workplace occurs across industries of all sizes — from small businesses to large corporations. It’s not only wrong, but it’s also against the law. Employee rights lawyers seek justice for employees every day. A recent UPS lawsuit is a primary example of how workers can fight against discrimination in the workplace and […]

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6 Florida Employment Discrimination Laws You Need to Know

Florida employment discrimination laws cover millions of Florida workers. From hospitality to healthcare and retail to restaurants, and many industries in between, you have the right to work free from harassment and discrimination. The Florida Civil Rights Act protects a wide range of classes. Here are 6 specific areas protected by this comprehensive anti-discrimination law. […]

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Pregnancy Discrimination: An Action Plan for Women Who Have Been Fired for Being Pregnant in Florida

Unfortunately, discrimination happens in the workplace every day. Women who are fired due to pregnancy often have legal recourse — holding employers accountable for discrimination and wrongful termination. Do you know the steps you can take? Here is what you need to do if you’ve been fired due to pregnancy in Florida: Know the Pregnancy […]

Veteran NFL Security Personnel File Lawsuit Claiming Age Discrimination

Recently, it was reported that nine veteran NFL security personnel have decided to file a lawsuit against the league citing age discrimination. The men, who happen to be in their 60’s and 70’s, claim the NFL laid them off without justification and subsequently replaced them with a much younger staff. The men, who held independent […]

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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

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

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 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?

The Florida medical marijuana bill signed by Governor Scott last year allows residents of the state with “debilitating medical conditions” to use medical marijuana. It is available in Florida, however, remains illegal under federal law. “Debilitating medical conditions” as defined by the state include: Cancer, Epilepsy, and Glaucoma HIV+ or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) […]

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Constructive Discharge: Were You Forced to Quit Your Job?

While most people who leave a job voluntarily have little recourse, it’s not always the case. Sometimes, when you quit or resign, the circumstances leading up to that pivotal moment may justify a claim that you were “constructively discharged.” Florida is an “employment at will” state, like nearly all the rest of the U.S., but […]

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