Monthly Archives: May 2017

Workplace

The Stress of It All: ADA Stressful Workplace Claims

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

There is no dispute that work can be stressful. But when does the stress of the job become so severe that it may qualify you to make a request for a reasonable accommodation under disability law, including Americans With Disabilities Act as Amended (ADA) accommodations from your employer? If the stress comes from the… Read More »

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Am I an Independent Contractor or an Employee? And Can I Choose?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Many people who work in Florida, want to know if they are classified as independent contractors or employees. This is especially true for those who perform contracting work, are paid commission-only, or get paid through their own company (like an LLC), For instance, if you do part-time editing work for a local company, or… Read More »

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Proposed Legislative Changes to the Florida Civil Rights Act and HB 1255

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Change is a coming, but should you be worried? We’re talking about the Florida Civil Rights Act and HB 1255, a new bill has recently been introduced in the Florida House of Representatives by the Florida Commission on Human Relations, the entity charged with enforcing the Florida Civil Rights Act. The proposed legislation, HB… Read More »

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On the Horizon: Florida Legislation SB 410 Seeks Equal Pay for Women

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

In the wake of the success of California and Massachusset’s new, state equal pay acts, Florida legislatures have the opportunity to make a mark in history with SB 410. SB 410, seeks to ban employers from paying workers differently based on sex or gender identity. While there is already federal law making unequal pay… Read More »

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