Tampa Employment Law Firm

Know your employee rights. Are you a hardworking employee in the Tampa Bay area who has been wrongfully terminated or have your employee rights been violated? As your lawyer, we will do everything in our power to help you secure the justice you deserve. Our firm of employment attorneys are aggressive advocates — a force to be reckoned with when fighting for fairness in the workplace.

Employment Law Practice Areas

Hostile Work Environment

Do not tolerate an environment infused with hostility or inappropriateness. Victims of pregnancy discrimination, workers’ compensation retaliation or race discrimination must take immediate action.

  • Retaliation
  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Whistleblowing

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    Workplace discrimination comes in many forms. Regardless of the circumstance, it’s against the law. An employer cannot treat you unfairly because of race, gender, nationality, age, disability, religion or familial status.

  • Age Discrimination
  • Gender/Sex Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Wage Discrimination
  • Workplace Bullying Discrimination

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    Wrongful Termination

    While under Florida’s employment at-will doctrine, an employer can fire an employee for any reason or no reason at all, wrongful termination of that employee can have serious legal consequences.

  • Workplace Retaliation
  • Whistleblower Retaliation
  • Workers’ Compensation Retaliation

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    Contracts and Agreements

    In helping employers draft non-compete and trade secret agreements, we possess insight into representing employees accused of violating those contracts.

  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Compete Agreements (Trade Secret Agreements)
  • Severance

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    Wage and Hour Disputes

    Departing employees often deal with the delay of final paychecks or severance checks. Salespeople are not compensated based on commission plans or are fired before the commission comes due. We help resolve these and other wage and hour disputes.

  • Donning and Doffing Violations
  • Equal Pay and The Right to Fair Compensation
  • Unpaid Wages, Commissions, and Bonuses
  • Unpaid Wages and Wage Theft
  • Unpaid Overtime

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    Fair Labor Standards Act Claims

    If your employer has failed to compensate you at minimum wage, a skilled and engaged attorney can guide you through settlement discussions with your employer and can assist you with your lawsuit.

  • Unpaid Overtime
  • Minimum Wage Violations
  • Overtime Exemption Misclassification Violations
  • Unpaid Wages, Commissions, and Bonuses
  • Independent Contractor Misclassification

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    Government Investigations

    Our firm provides clients with advice and representation before state and federal agencies which are concerned with employment matters and agencies which are involved in professional licensure.

  • Whistleblowing
  • EEOC Charges
  • Professional Licensure Defense

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Claims

    Most charges of employment discrimination must be first addressed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, before you can file a lawsuit. You will need an attorney to speed up the mediation process and maximize your recovery.

  • EEOC Filing
  • EEOC Mediation

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    Family and Medical Leave Act Claims

    FMLA allows the majority of employees (though there are certain eligibility requirements) to take a leave of absence from work for a variety of health and family related reasons.

  • FMLA Violations

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    Fair Credit Reporting Act Claims

    The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) ensures privacy of your information. Before any employer can conduct a background check constituting a “consumer report,” he or she must do several things to ensure compliance with FCRA.

  • FCRA Violations

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    5-Star Google Review

    I highly recommend the law firm of Wenzel, Fenton, Cabassa, P.A., to anyone needing consultation and representation regarding an employment issue. From start to finish Tony Cabassa and the office team provided support, frequent communication, and professionalism that made me glad I called them for help.
    5 / 5 stars


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