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Monthly Archives: May 2018


Aging Workers Face Discrimination When Employers Cut Payroll Costs

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 32.5% of Florida’s population will be 60 or older by the year 2030. Older workers contribute valuable knowledge and experience to the workplace, but they are often the first to be fired when employers decide to cut costs. The loss of employment often creates a crisis, given the… Read More »

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Automatic Payroll Deductions for Lunch Breaks May Violate the Rights of Florida Employees

By Robert S. Norell, P.A. |

Nonexempt employees are entitled to be paid if they work through lunch. Yet some employers have a policy that automatically deducts a lunch period from the time an employee works each day, whether or not the employee stops working. Federal law makes that practice unlawful, and Florida employment lawyers are holding employers accountable when… Read More »

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