I Was Demoted Due to Employment Retaliation. Now What?

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: 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 & 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 […]

Discrimination Cases: 4 Ways an Employment Law Attorney Can Help

Discrimination Cases: 4 Ways an Employment Law Attorney Can Help

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 […]

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Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination? Filing A Discrimination Claim In Florida

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 […]

Understanding Your Workplace Rights

Independent Contractors in Florida: Understanding Your Workplace Rights

Independent contractors in Florida can fulfill multiple needs for employers. They may help during peak business times, provide short-term help for special events or promotions, or even serve a primary ongoing role for a particular type of service. Understanding the difference between an employee vs. independent contractor is important to ensure workplace rights are upheld.  […]

WHAT EMPLOYMENT LAWS APPLY TO REMOTE WORKERS?

Florida Work From Home Laws: What Employment Laws Apply to Remote Workers?

With more employers allowing teleworking since the pandemic, having the proper information about Florida work-from-home laws has become important for an ever-growing segment of the workforce. Many individuals wonder what employment laws apply to remote workers, from technology and finance professionals to business administration and academia. Even if you work from home, you still have […]

Filing a Lawsuit Against an Employer: 5 Steps to Protect Your Workplace Rights

Filing a Lawsuit Against an Employer: 5 Steps to Protect Your Workplace Rights

If you are considering filing a lawsuit against an employer, know you are entitled to certain protections under federal and state law. They are strong, comprehensive, and written to safeguard employee rights against powerful businesses across multiple industries. When employers violate employment laws, there are steps that you can take to support your claim and […]

Florida Employee Guide

At-will Employment and Wrongful Termination – Florida Employee Guide

Employees often have questions about at-will employment in Florida, such as:  “Can you be fired for no reason in Florida?”  “Is Florida an at-will employment state?”, or “Can you sue for being fired in an at-will state?” If you’ve recently lost your job due to no fault of your own, it is important to understand […]

how to prove wrongful termination

How Can You Prove Wrongful Termination?

Wrongful termination can have severe consequences on employees and their families. Employers who violate employment law should be held accountable for their egregious actions. Proving Wrongful Termination The first step in proving a wrongful termination is to determine the circumstances and facts of your firing. Wrongful termination occurs when someone protected by state or federal […]

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