bullying at work what is legal and what is not

Bullying at Work: What Is It & Is It Legal?

Employers should provide a safe working environment for all employees. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Bullying at work is a big problem in the state of Florida and across the United States. It happens across industries and at all levels. But what is bullying at work – and is it legal? Not all activities […]

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Florida Medical Marijuana Employee Protection Act: What You Need to Know

Are you familiar with Florida medical marijuana law? You may have heard of Amendment 2 – also called The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative. Florida voters approved this act with a 71% majority in 2016. Even though Florida law on medical marijuana makes it legal in the state, that legislation did not have any explicit […]

what is considered a hostile work environment

What Is Considered A Hostile Work Environment In Florida?

An Employee Guide to Understanding & Handling a Hostile Work Environment You have a right to work in a safe, healthy environment. However, the unfortunate reality is that many employees are subjected to abusive, illegal behavior in the workplace. Do you know what is considered a hostile work environment? It is important to understand what […]

male sexual harassment in the workplace

It Happens to Men Too – Protect Yourself & Report Sexual Harassment at Work

The rise in attention around workplace sexual harassment has prompted a greater understanding of employee rights. Usually, the conversation is about men harassing women —but it happens to men too. With the #MeToo movement gaining momentum, women have felt more empowered to share their stories of sexual harassment and assault at the hands of some […]

how to prove a hostile work environment in florida

How to Prove a Hostile Work Environment in Florida

Unlawful workplace harassment occurs across industries, creating intolerable working conditions and affecting the lives of people every day. Fortunately, there are laws in place to protect employees from such actions. If you, or someone you know, are dealing with an unlawful hostile work environment, there are steps you can take to protect your rights and […]

how to deal with a hostile work environment

5 Ways to Deal with a Hostile Work Environment

A hostile work environment is not only challenging to deal with, but it can also be a complicated issue to navigate. If you have been the subject of intimidating and offensive conduct from a supervisor or coworker based on your protected status (such as your race, gender, or age, or because you engaged in activity […]

Uber Harassment Case: What We Can Learn

The Uber harassment scandal launched a huge conversation in the tech world after whistleblower Susan Fowler exposed the sexism and harassment she faced at her former employer. Highlighting that discrimination and harassment happen across industries and can occur at any level, there is still much to learn to improve workplace culture — and human resource […]

signs of a hostile work environment

You’re Not the Problem – It’s Your Job: 6 Signs You’re Dealing with a Hostile Work Environment

Most of us spend more time at work than we do at home – making it feel like a second home. That is why it is essential to have a healthy and happy working environment when possible. Sure, there are ups and downs in any job, but dealing with a hostile environment at work can […]

how to prove constructive discharge in Florida

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. […]

frequently asked questions about sexual harassment in the workplace

Top 8 Frequently Asked Questions About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Any kind of sexual harassment is unacceptable. Sexual harassment in the workplace has gained an enormous amount of national attention over the last year, and individuals (and the employers of these individuals in many cases) are being held accountable for their actions. Do you know what constitutes sexual harassment? It is important to understand the […]

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