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Tag Archives: Florida Labor Laws

Administration Defends Labor Law Executive Order

By Robert S. Norell |

The Obama Administration’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” directive enabled federal agencies to turn away federal contractors with workplace violations, that is, until one federal district court judge blocked it. The order would have gone into effect on November 15th, making a strong statement that companies doing business with the federal government need to… Read More »

Changes Coming In Labor Law

By Robert S. Norell |

On November 8th, the U.S. elected Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, potentially ushering in some significant changes in the field of labor law. First and foremost, with a change in administration comes a change in the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which has, until now, been heavily pro-labor. With… Read More »

Florida Labor Complaint Moves Forward

By Robert S. Norell |

In September, the Public Employees Relation Commission (PERC) ruled that a complaint filed by Gulf District School officials via the Gulf County Education Association (GCEA) alleging unfair labor practices can move forward. Specifically, PERC found that there was enough evidence such that a factual decision could be made to address whether or not there… Read More »

Employee Rights Regarding Personnel Files

By Robert S. Norell |

Florida is not known for having comprehensive and beneficial labor laws. In fact, Florida laws fail to give many employees certain rights that are bestowed in many other states. Specifically, many employees in Florida do not even have the right to review their own personnel file. Personnel files can contain a wide array of… Read More »

Discrimination Can Occur Against Majority Groups

By Robert S. Norell |

When most people think of racial discrimination in the workplace, they tend to think of discrimination against minority groups. In addition, when you think of discrimination based on gender, you likely first think about discrimination against women. However, while the two above examples may occur more often, it is important to remember that employment… Read More »

Court Upholds Wrongful Termination Finding of Two Employees

By Robert S. Norell |

Florida law recognizes “at-will” employment, which means that an employer can terminate an employee without a good reason at any time unless there was an employment contract signed. However, employers cannot terminate an employee for reasons that violate public policy or due to unlawful discrimination or retaliation. The Court of Appeals for the 11th… Read More »

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