Obama's push to expand overtime could mean big changes for Florida

Summary: Florida\'s vast workforce of low-wage service workers and middle managers could see their paychecks swell because of President Barack Obama\'s directive this week to expand who can benefit from overtime pay.

Catholic Charities director accused of sexual harassment

Summary: ST. PETERSBURG — A former employee of Catholic Charities is suing the Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg alleging that he was sexually harassed by the current executive director.

Credit check for new hire spurs lawsuit against Legoland

Summary: A Lakeland woman is suing Legoland’s owner Merlin Entertainment because she said she wasn’t properly notified the company would run a background check when she applied to work there.

Pepsico Violations of COBRA’s Notice Requirements Class Action

Summary: The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) allows employees who are terminated by certain companies to continue their health insurance for a number of months after termination. The complaint for this class action claims that Pepsico, Inc. violated the law in not giving its employees proper information about COBRA.

Impacts of airport satellite lot closure felt by employees, travelers

Summary: While the website boasts of a parking facility that is \"gated, secure and close to the port,\" customers of Premier Parking are finding gravel lots that are open and left abandoned.

Laborers allege Diamond Reconstruction owes unpaid wages

Summary: A Tampa contracting company is accused of failing to pay former employees at the correct rate for overtime work and allegedly misclassified them as independent contractors.

Doorstep Delivery FLSA Suit Settled After Decertification

Summary: Law360 (January 14, 2019, 8:08 PM EST) -- Doorstep Delivery has been able to settle a driver’s Fair Labor Standards Act suit against the food delivery service claiming that he was misclassified as an independent contractor and not properly…

Fla. Ambulance Co. To Pay $5.5M For Medicare, Tricare Fraud

Summary: Law360, Miami (January 30, 2018, 6:12 PM EST) -- AmeriCare, the largest ambulance provider in Tampa, has agreed to pay $5.5 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it defrauded government health care programs by billing for medically unnecessary…

Moldy Mercedes-Benz HVAC Systems 'Foul,' Suit Claims

Summary: Law360 (December 13, 2018, 5:16 PM EST) -- Mercedes-Benz USA LLC and its parent company Daimler AG were hit with a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court Wednesday, claiming in the third putative class action of its kind that…


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