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Tag Archives: Florida Labor Law Attorneys

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Heat Illness: What Are Workers’ Rights?

By Robert S. Norell |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently brought back its heat illness prevention campaign and stressed the importance of workers who are out in the heat each day obtaining rest, shade, and water on a regular basis. Many workers in Florida are exposed to heat–related illness every day, whether they work in construction,… Read More »

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August 2017 Labor Law Update

By Robert S. Norell |

Below, we discuss some important litigation, legislation, and workers’ rights that you should be aware of:  Companies Accused Of Violating State Wages and Labor Laws A new lawsuit filed against Starbucks and Evolution Fresh accuses the companies of violating state wage and labor laws by requiring that employees be on-call without pay, as well… Read More »

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“Union-Busting Bill” Passes Florida House

By Robert S. Norell |

On March 30th, legislation attacking the rights of employees to form labor unions passed the Florida House, but at this time, fortunately is not predicted to pass the Senate. The legislation targets Florida public school teachers, state and local government employees, bus drivers, nurses, and many others. In 2016, close to 600,000 Florida citizens… Read More »

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What Does The Law Require When It Comes To Employers Providing References & Reference Defamation Suits?

By Robert S. Norell |

A recent controversy involving a teacher who left one school after there were allegations of misconduct—and then began working for a school system in Florida, and was accused of misconduct there—brings into question just what employee and employer rights are when it comes to policies on providing employment references and what are known as… Read More »

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Labor Law Changes Coming With New Administration

By Robert S. Norell |

Many employers and employees are wondering what’s on the horizon for labor law with the new administration. While we’ve previously discussed how the administration might affect the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and several pro-labor rules issued during the last few years, there are other relevant appointments and changes that will have a tremendous… Read More »

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$3.3 Million Verdict against Company for Violating Child Labor Laws

By Robert S. Norell |

It’s an issue we don’t often hear about anymore (and probably haven’t since, perhaps, the industrial revolution): Companies violating child labor laws. And yet, on December 6th, a jury awarded one worker $3.3 million for injuries he sustained while working for a construction company—Precision Construction and Development, Inc.—seven years ago, when he was 15… Read More »

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