Curious to learn more about FCRA law and if you have a case? This blog outlines all that you need to know from the perspective of a FCRA lawyer.
Discrimination cases are an effective means to hold employers accountable for violations of employment law. There are key legal actions that can be taken to stop unlawful behavior and provide employees who have been discriminated against remedies which may include compensatory damages, reinstatement to their position if they have been fired, and back pay, among […]
Employment discrimination negatively affects the careers and lives of many Florida workers every year. But employment law can be quite complex. Difficulties often occur in the workplace, but that does not necessarily mean what happened was illegal. The basic answer to, “Can I sue my employer for discrimination?” is YES. But it is necessary to […]
The PepsiCo FCRA lawsuit is a win for employee rights advocates everywhere. This class action lawsuit is an important example of holding companies accountable for violations of the law in their hiring/employment practices. What Happened? A subsidiary of PepsiCo, the global food, and beverage giant, has agreed to pay $1.2 million for violating the Fair […]
When making a hiring decision, it’s standard practice for employers to consider the information they’ve received from an employee background check. The information in these reports can be quite sensitive, and under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. § 1681) (“FCRA”), employers are required to adhere to stringent employee notification rules to comply with […]
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) protects consumers’ and employees’ rights but few people outside of the legal profession understand what it means for them. The FCRA not only stipulates rights about credit reports but it also grants consumers and employees the ability to seek damages if their rights have been violated. Fair Credit Reporting […]
4 Benefits of Hiring an Employment Law Attorney There are two types of employees: clock-watchers and “overtimers.” For hard workers, there’s a clock-watching misconception. If you’re not tracking your time, you may believe you’ve missed out on the pay for those unaccounted hours. What’s worse, as a salaried staffer you might believe you aren’t entitled […]
Employment Law Firm earns high praise from clients and peers for second year in a row NOVEMBER 15, 2013 (TAMPA, FL) – Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. has been named to US News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” list for 2014 in recognition of its professional excellence in the field of employment law. The firm […]