Tag Archives: Employment Law

What You Need to Know about Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements are becoming a popular condition for employment in a variety of industries in Southwest Florida. Non-compete agreements typically prevent an individual (former employee) from competing with an employer after employment has been terminated. This may sound like a … Continue reading

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All About The Family and Medical Leave Act – FMLA

  Employers in Florida must allow eligible employees a leave of absence from their positions under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) if they have at least 50 employees for at least 20 weeks during the current or previous … Continue reading

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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the workplace isn’t just limited to race, disability, age or natural origin. Unfortunately, gender discrimination in the workplace is still going on in Southwest Florida. There is also a misconception that discrimination only happens at the hiring level. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Non-Compete Agreements: Employers Protecting Their Business

As a follow-up to our last article, we take a look at the other side of non-compete agreements… Why would a business owner want a non-compete agreement? Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements can be a valuable tool for employers and … Continue reading

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