Category Archives: Employment Law

Need to Know: Sexual Harassment in Southwest Florida

Like many problems that can arise in the workplace, victims may be unwilling to come forward or report the harassment for fear of losing their jobs. Although your employer can’t legally retaliate against you, the prospect of losing one’s job … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Whistle Blowing

If you’re considering “blowing the whistle” on illegal practices going on in your workplace, there are a few things you should know first. Historically, whistle blowers have faced ruthless retaliation in response to taking a moral stand against misconduct and … Continue reading

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Need to Know: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Employees who become sick, have a baby or care for a family member with a medical condition shouldn’t have to worry about losing their jobs due to a necessary leave of absence. Thankfully, eligible employees’ jobs are protected by the Family and … Continue reading

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What Mega-Store Employees Need to Know

When workplace violations happen in mega stores like Walmart and Target, they often make the news. Store-wide scandals are newsworthy topics, but not every workplace violation sees the light of day, so employees should always be well aware of their … Continue reading

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When is Termination Wrongful?

Because employees in Florida work in an ‘at-will employment’ state, they may not know that wrongful termination can still occur. Even though you can basically get fired for any number of reasons or no reason at all, employers in Florida … Continue reading

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Different Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

  There are so many different types of workplace discrimination happening in Southwest Florida. Discrimination happens anytime an employer, manager or business owner treats a worker or potential employee unfavorably because of some type of prejudice. If a business owner … Continue reading

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When to Speak with an Employment Law Attorney

  It seems like everybody has one of those days at work when they just can’t take it anymore. How do you know if you should speak with an attorney? Are you just having a bad day at the office, … Continue reading

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