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U.S. Supreme Court to Decide On Workers’ Rights in Employment Contracts

By Robert S. Norell |

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could have an impact on employment agreements and employee rights under labor laws, such as the National Labor Relations Act, on a broad level. Specifically, the appeal was submitted by Epic Systems, which lost its case in the Seventh Circuit concerning its mandate… 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 »

How Employers Should React to the Zika Virus

By Robert S. Norell |

Many headlines in recent months have been about a virus called Zika reaching the United States. Zika is widely associated with traveling to certain tropical regions of the world, but now cases have regularly been showing up in U.S. hospitals. This also means that people with Zika may be present in our workplaces and… Read More »

Labor Law Violations Come in Many Forms

By Robert S. Norell |

Employees in Florida are protected by labor laws that ensure payment of proper wages and other fair treatment in the workplace. Specifically, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets out wage and hour guidelines with which companies must comply. Too often, however, violations of FLSA occur and employees unfairly lose money despite their hard… Read More »

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Files Wage Discrimination Claim

By Robert S. Norell |

In the summer of 2015, the U.S. watched as the Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won the World Cup, largely considered the most significant international soccer tournament. U.S. soccer fans then looked forward to seeing this team of impressively talented athletes again defeat the world in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, as the USWNT… Read More »

A Look At Gender Equality In The Workplace

By Robert S. Norell |

March is Women’s History Month in the United States–a time to recognize great accomplishments of women, many of which take place in the workplace. The rights and protection for women in the workplace have increased substantially over the past decades with anti-discrimination measures and other laws enacted on both the federal and state levels…. Read More »

Can Workplace Wellness Go Too Far?

By Robert S. Norell |

In recent years, much focus in many workplaces has been on employee wellness. While wellness programs may be construed to be out of concern for the health and well-being of employees, the increasing focus largely stems from the rising costs of healthcare. Employers attempt to curb the costs they pay for employee health insurance… 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 »

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 »

What Constitutes Unlawful Workplace Harassment?

By Robert S. Norell |

Many workplaces involve many different kinds of people spending a significant amount of time in close proximity to one another. Some individuals will likely have conflicting points of view, may snap at one another, or may look down on certain employees for a variety of factors. For this reason, it is only to be… Read More »

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