How to Prove Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the workplace makes a huge impact on workers in Florida and around the country. It not only can make work a very uncomfortable and even scary place, but it can also have a tremendous effect on a person’s career and financial circumstances. Discrimination is the workplace is not only wrong — it is […]

Motherhood Penalty and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Motherhood should never be considered a detriment in the workplace. Although during the pandemic, mothers have been dealing with harsh consequences across many industries. Have you heard of the ‘motherhood penalty’? There is no doubt that fathers also face a significant penalty particularly as relates to caring for their children. What is the Motherhood Penalty? […]

Coronavirus & Workplace Rights: What Can Your Boss Legally Require You To Do?

Understanding Employee Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic The coronavirus has upended life as we know it. That includes the workplace. In this stressful and confusing time, it may be challenging to understand what your boss can legally require you to do. As attorneys that specialize in employee rights, Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., is here to […]

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnant During the Pandemic? A Guide to Employee Rights

Pregnancy should be a very exciting time. But during the pandemic, it can be very challenging for employees. Workplace discrimination is threatening the livelihoods of families across the country as some business owners are, unfortunately, violating employee rights to keep making profits. Workplace discrimination is a complex subject during “normal” times — and even more […]

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LGBTQ Safe From Job Discrimination, Says Supreme Court

Millions of LGBTQ people will have new civil rights following a decision by the Supreme Court that found employers cannot discriminate on the basis of workers being transgender or gay. On Monday, June 15, the Supreme Court ruled that it breaks federal law for employers to discriminate against people because of sexual orientation or gender […]

how to file a discrimination case against your employer

How to File a Discrimination Case Against Your Employer

Have you been discriminated against at work? Employment lawyers work hard each day to fight for employees that have discrimination in the workplace cases against employers. There are specific processes and statutes of limitations on discrimination cases. Therefore, it is in an employee’s best legal interest to consult a workplace discrimination lawyer as soon as […]

4 Examples of Discrimination in the Workplace

Workplace discrimination is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it never happens. In fact, it happens more often than you may realize, and you may have experienced discrimination in the workplace without realizing it. Victims of workplace discrimination can experience added stress and anxiety – it can be hard to focus at work, and victims frequently […]

workplace laws your employer could be violating

6 Workplace Laws Your Employer Could Be Violating

No matter what industry you work in or what your job status is, you have rights. But too often, employees don’t know what these rights are, and, more importantly, they don’t recognize it when their employer violates these rights. You shouldn’t assume the employer is well-versed in labor laws or take what they say at […]

walmart sued for alleged pregnancy discrimination by EEOC

Walmart Gets Sued for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

Employment discrimination can happen to anyone, including pregnant women. Did you know that the EEOC received nearly 3,500 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2016 alone? In 2017, it was nearly 3,200. In a recent class-action lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the huge retail chain Walmart is being sued for alleged […]

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The Fight for Employee Rights: IBM Sued for Age Discrimination

Age discrimination occurs all too often across Florida and the United States. However, employees are seeking justice for these unlawful acts — holding employers accountable for their actions — from small businesses all the way up to large corporations. The technology giant IBM is being sued for alleged age discrimination in a recent filing of […]

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