Monthly Archives: October 2016

Proposed Law on Employer Participation in Student Loan Assistance Act

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you’re like most of America, it is not surprise that you may be looking ahead to years of student loan payments – which seems daunting. The good news is that Congress understands. New proposed legislation aims to provide incentives to employers who help employees payback student loans through tax benefits.  Pending federal student… Read More »

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Pay Secrecy Policies and NLRA Implications

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Does your employer have a policy preventing you from discussing pay with coworkers? Just because it is a rule by the employer doesn’t mean that it is legal under the law. Given that many advocates for equal pay and gender equality are working to clarify distinctions in salaries based on an employee’s gender, knowing… Read More »

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Background Checks and an Employee’s Rights

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Here is the scenario: you’ve just applied for a new job, the interview went great, and the only thing standing between you and your new career is a background check. Many employees in this situation may wonder, what are your rights when it comes to background checks in employment? Can your employer run a… Read More »

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Elections: Can My Boss Take Action Against Me Because of My Choice for Presidential Candidate?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

With the upcoming election—an election that is certain to be divisive among Florida residents— it is inevitable that discussions regarding politics may arise at work. So, what if they do? And what if you say something about a candidate your boss does not like? As many Americans may be wondering, what are your rights… Read More »

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