Monthly Archives: November 2013

Minimum Wage in Florida

If you’re an employee in Florida who isn’t earning minimum wage, there are legal actions you can take. Employers are required by law to pay their workers a minimum wage. In Florida, the state minimum wage is actually a little … Continue reading

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Safe Travels for the Holiday Weekend

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently publicizing their “Buckling up Could Save Your Giblets” campaign to remind drivers and passengers about the importance of buckling up. More drivers on the road mean more accidents. Additionally, safety conscious drivers … Continue reading

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Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

Unfortunately, racial discrimination in the workplace is still an issue in the year 2013. Although it has been almost fifty years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, racial discrimination can still be seen in many workplaces across … Continue reading

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Share the Road

An important part of keeping roadways safe is sharing the road with motorcycle riders. In the event of a crash, motorcycle riders don’t have airbags, seat belts and protective steel enclosures to enhance their safety.  They are truly at the … Continue reading

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Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Requirements

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides standard requirements to employers for fair employee compensation. The FLSA states that employees who work over 40 hours in a workweek, are to be paid a rate of no less than one and … Continue reading

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Stay Alert, Stay Alive

The National Sleep Foundation recently publicized their Drowsy Driving Prevention Campaign. The campaign was launched in hopes of reducing fatigue-related crashes. This year, National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week ran from November 3-10. Since fatigued driving is often under reported and … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment in The Workplace

An employer has a duty to provide a safe work environment to employees. Employees should be able to do their jobs free from sexual harassment. Sexual harassment can come in many different forms. Anytime a workplace becomes hostile, offensive or … Continue reading

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