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Your Rights When Applying For A Job

By Robert S. Norell |

You should know that, as an employee in Florida, you have certain rights under the law. Such rights include the right against unlawful discrimination and harassment based on your race, religion, gender, disability, age, and other protected factors. In addition, employers may not retaliate against you with an adverse employment action if you complain… Read More »

Do You Have Joint Employers?

By Robert S. Norell |

As many business models and employment arrangements become more flexible to suit both the needs of owners and employees, chances may increase of wage or overtime violations. Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a memorandum specifically addressing “joint employment” arrangements in the wage and hour context in an attempt to increase protections… Read More »

DOL Changes May Provide Overtime Payments for Many Florida Employees

By Robert S. Norell |

In addition to a minimum hourly wage, employers are required to pay employees time-and-a-half of their regular wage for all overtime hours worked. Overtime regulations are complicated, however, as the law provides many exemptions from the overtime requirement. Some employers take advantage of these exemptions or misinterpret them in order to avoid paying deserving… Read More »

Wage Laws for Seasonal Workers

By Robert S. Norell |

As of July of 2015, 5.5 percent of individuals in Florida were unemployed. As a solution to unemployment, many people seek seasonal work until they find a full-time position. In addition, Florida has many seasonal job opportunities over the holidays, at theme parks, during baseball spring training, among others. Because seasonal workers are only… Read More »

New Tool May Help Florida Employees

By Robert S. Norell |

Many employees throughout Florida have had wages unlawfully withheld and they may not even realize they are not receiving the full pay to which they are entitled under state and federal labor laws. Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) now has a tool that can inform workers if their employer owes them unpaid… Read More »

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