Monthly Archives: July 2016

What to Expect for Your Employment Law Deposition

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

What is a Deposition? When you are involved in an employment lawsuit and you learn that the date and time for your deposition have been set, you might be unsure of what you should expect. What is a deposition? A deposition is an event during litigation where a witness or party to litigation is… Read More »

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Obesity as a Protected Trait in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If your employer discriminates against you at work because of obesity, do you have the same recourse as an employee who is the victim of discrimination based on race, religion, or another protected trait? Or, if obesity cannot be considered a protected trait, can it be classified as a disability under the Americans with… Read More »

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Benefits of Being a Benefits Corporation for Employers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Back in 2014, Florida became the 25th state in the country to allow “Benefit Corporations.” What is a benefits corporation, and how does it benefit employers and/or employees? Learning More About Benefits Corporations A benefits corporation is a title that refers to a particular for-profit corporation that pursues public interest goals at the expense… Read More »

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Employee Rights to Personnel Files

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

What type of information does your employer keep on record about you, and is your employer required to keep this material? And what employee rights does the law provide when it comes to accessing to your personnel file—and all of the information contained within it—at any point during or after your employment? And is… Read More »

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