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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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What Southwest Florida Hourly Employees Need to Know

  Hourly employees in Southwest Florida face a unique set of challenges. Getting fairly compensated for one’s regular hours and overtime hours are two common issues that hourly employees face. Employees in retail, non-tipped food service positions, manual labor and … Continue reading

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What Restaurant Workers in Southwest Florida Need to Know

Restaurant workers in Southwest Florida work very hard. In no other industry does the day-to-day, minute-to-minute performance of an employee mean so much to their take-home paycheck. According to the National Restaurant Association and data from the Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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Age Discrimination in the Southwest Florida Workplace

Discrimination takes a variety of forms, but very few people think about age discrimination until it happens to them. It shouldn’t be surprising that in an area with a sizable older population, age discrimination is on the rise. Commissioner Valle … Continue reading

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Racial Discrimination a Half Century after MLK’s Speech

Although it has been nearly 51 years since Martin Luther King, Jr. made his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” racial discrimination in the workplace is still alive and well. While racial discrimination may not be as blatant as it … Continue reading

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Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

It’s unlawful for an employer to terminate or discriminate against a worker because of his or her disability. Even though it’s illegal to discriminate against an employee because of a disability, it’s still happening in Southwest Florida. Federal and State … Continue reading

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Whistle Blower Rights

Employees who feel a moral duty to blow the whistle on illegal business practices have historically faced harsh retaliation from their employers. It is however, against the law to retaliate against an employee for blowing the whistle. Employees who are … Continue reading

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