Questions Employers Must Avoid Asking During the Hiring Process

All employees in the United States have rights in the workplace which cannot be violated by their employer. These rights, like the right to not be discriminated against, extend to prospective employees during the interview process. To stay clear of violating an individual’s rights and potentially facing a lawsuit, employers must refrain from asking certain…

Discrimination and Fair Wages: Common Employment Law Issues

There are very few individuals who can say that they have never had any employment law issues. This is true for both the employees and the employer. Employment Law is a specialized field of law that is very relevant in today’s society. There are a few common employment law issues that arise more often than others.  …

Employee Rights in the Workplace

It goes without saying that in the workplace, employees have certain rights that an employer must not violate. These rights begin during the interview process and extend through termination. Here are some key employee rights in the workplace here in Florida and across the United States. No Discrimination or Harassment Employers cannot discriminate against employees. That…

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Laws Regarding Holiday Time Off in Florida

Holiday leave allows employees to take time off on specific days that they would otherwise be required to work on. Such days typically fall on the weekdays, or on other days which the employee is scheduled to work. Both the federal government and state governments have designated certain days as federal holidays. Oftentimes, one of…