Monthly Archives: May 2015

New Protections for Transgender Employees

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Transgender issues are currently at the forefront of public attention. And while opinions on the subject vary, what is important for employers and transgender employees to know is what specific legal protections exist for transgender workers. The biggest point of debate has historically surrounded whether transgender individuals are covered under Title VII of the… Read More »

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If I’m on a U.S. Visa, Can My Boss Terminate Me Without Cause?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Visas allow thousands of foreign individuals in a variety of fields to work and live in the United States every year. Since remaining in the country is contingent on being employed, employees should be well versed on the basics of work visas and what should be done in a termination situation. What types of… Read More »

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BYOD Policy: Do I Need One for My Small Business?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

With an increasing dependence on electronics, employers are becoming forced to confront the issue of how an employee can use his or her own personal electronic devices in the workplace. In response, more and more business owners are implementing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies to establish guidelines for their employers to follow. Read… Read More »

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What Happens if My Boss Violates a Provision in the Employee Handbook?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

While much consideration is given to employees adhering to a company’s handbook, what happens when an employer violates one of its provisions? What are the repercussions? Florida is an at-will employment state, meaning that an employer can terminate an employee for any non-discriminatory reason. The exception to this rule is when an employee has… Read More »

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