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A Guide to Florida Minimum Wage
Employees across the State of Florida deserve fair pay — and many employers are bound by law to pay at least the Florida minimum wage to their workers. It is widely known that the U.S. has a federal minimum wage standard, which has been stagnant at $7.25 per hour since 2009. But each state has […]
Exempt or Non-Exempt: What You Need to Know About the Misclassification of Non-Exempt Employees
Misclassification of non-exempt employees is a common problem in the workplace. Employers may either “inflate” your job title, make a mistake, or intentionally misclassify you, so they do not have to pay you overtime to save money on their bottom line. Fortunately, federal law protects employees against this practice. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) […]
8 Things Your Boss Can’t Legally Do
As a general rule, you have to listen to your boss. You may disagree with business decisions or management directives, but you have limited options unless they are unlawful or impinge on protected employee rights. But there are things your boss can’t legally do — they are not above the law. Workers across Florida and […]
Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Do I Have A Case?
Discrimination based on race is illegal in the workplace. Employees have strong legal protections that employers must abide by — or be held accountable for law violations. Florida employees, and workers across the country, can file a race discrimination lawsuit with an employment law attorney against their employer if they have a case. What Is […]
Religious Accommodations in the Workplace
Employees have a right to religious accommodations in the workplace under federal law. Understanding your religious rights at work is key to knowing whether you may be facing religious discrimination. It is not uncommon for employers to refuse religious accommodations in the workplace. If this has happened to you, or if you have been disparately […]
Returning to Work: Dealing with Discrimination After Maternity Leave
The birth of a baby is a celebratory occasion. But unfortunately, when it is time for mothers to return to work, discrimination after maternity leave is a harsh reality for many Florida workers. Maternity leave discrimination negatively affects the lives and careers of mothers throughout Florida — and it is against the law. If you […]
I Was Demoted Due to Employment Retaliation. Now What?
Employment retaliation can have severe consequences for workers across Florida. Employees may suffer financially, have their careers backtracked, and incur other negative after-effects. If you have been demoted due to activity that is protected under employment laws, that is illegal. You may have an employment retaliation claim against your employer, which would be filed with […]
Pregnancy Rights at Work: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy rights at work protect millions of women in the workforce every year in Florida and across the United States. There are powerful pregnancy laws in place to ensure the rights of women who are pregnant, have been pregnant, or may become pregnant. Do you believe you have been harassed or discriminated against in the […]
Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace & The Impact on LGBTQ Employees
Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace has been occurring for decades, affecting the careers and lives of LGBTQ employees in many ways. Even as society is changing and advancing its views on equality for all people, LGBTQ discrimination persists. What Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace? Sexual orientation in the workplace refers to an […]