Monthly Archives: September 2016

Can My Employer Enforce a Non-Compete Against Me in Florida?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you signed a non-compete agreement with your Florida company and your current place of employment is Florida and are thinking about leaving, you may be wondering if the agreement you signed is binding. By the same token, if you have already left an employer where you signed a non-compete agreement and are now… Read More »

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Painting a Bullseye: New EEOC Guidelines on Retaliation in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Think you’re being retaliated against in the workplace? You’re not alone. Did you know that retaliation is the most common workplace issue alleged by employees in federal employment? According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), nearly 50 percent of complaints received involved retaliation allegations, while 42 percent of the EEOC’s findings of discrimination… Read More »

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Women in Tech: Making Progress for Workplace Equality

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

According to a recent article in CNET, Qualcomm just agreed to a $19.5 million settlement in a sex discrimination class action lawsuit involving around 3,300 women who are currently employed or were formerly employed by the tech company. The chipmaker company agreed to this large settlement, in addition to enacting new policies to limit… Read More »

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We’ve Got a Job to Do: Employment Patterns, Discrimination, and Immigrant Workers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

From the increase of humanitarian crisis across the globe and asylum-seeking refugees to discussions about “border control,” immigrant workers find themselves at the forefront of many political debates with no signs of slowing down. As our country continues to open its doors to immigrants, who, in turn, begin to represent a larger population of… Read More »

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