I wanted to just let you guys know that my new FREE book, The Employee Survival Guide In the Workplace, will be published and available on our website on May 1, 2014. If you would like a copy, email me at [email protected]. If you also want a FREE lawyer evaluation of your employment situation, reach […]
Employment lawsuits are incredibly unique. Many types of law such as personal injury and transactional work involves (in most cases) very little litigation and a lot of administrative work that can be performed by non-lawyers. 99% of employment cases involve litigation in one form or another. That is why hiring someone who specializes in employment […]
Frequently, the conditions under which the employee-employer relationship came to an end matter. Whether an employee quit his job voluntarily, was let go but through no fault of the employee, or was fired can mean the difference between a continued obligation on the part of the employer and no obligation. Although it may seem clear […]
As an employee in the United States you have certain rights and protections afforded to you by state and/or federal laws. Like most people, you may believe that you know what those rights and protections are as well as believe that you have a fairly good understanding of the workplace laws that apply to you. […]
Sexual Harrasment in the Workplace in Florida from Richard Celler Learn more about sexual harassment in the workplace in Florida and what you need to do if you are sexually harassed in the workplace.
In the workplace, the distinction between an employee and an independent contractor is an important one. It is also a frequent cause of litigation in the area of employment law. The reason for this is that an employer has a number of important duties and responsibilities to an employee that do not apply to an […]
If you work for an employer who has a “comp” time policy you have likely never questioned the policy. In fact you may even like the fact that your employer offers you the option to use “comp” time. Unfortunately, many employees – and some employers – don’t realize that under federal law “comp” time is […]
Not all that long ago most jobs required an employee to clock in around 9:00 in the morning and clock out around 5:00 in the afternoon, hence the term working a “9 to 5” job. In the 21st century, however, more and more jobs work non-traditional hours and/or work from non-traditional locations. People are increasing […]
Employment Discrimination: Who Is Liable? from Richard Celler There are a number of federal laws that prohibit various forms of employment discrimination. Many states, including Florida, have also passed anti-discrimination legislation. Learn more about it in this presentation.
A “whistleblower” is someone who comes forward and files a complaint, or otherwise exposes, the illegal or unconscionable activity of an employer. A whistleblower can be a current employee, a past employee, or even a job applicant. Numerous state and federal laws protect whistleblowers who have been retaliated against because of their “whistleblower” activity. […]