Monthly Archives: December 2017
Using the Employer’s Computer System at Work: What is Allowed and What is Illegal (the Computer Abuse and Data Recovery Act)?
If you have a job in Florida in which you regularly have access to your employer’s computer system, or if your job requires you to be on the computer as part of your job duties, you probably wonder with some frequency: what is allowed and what is illegal when it comes to using the… Read More »
What Are Legitimate Business Interests and What Does that Have to Do with My Florida Non-Compete Agreement?
If you’re like many employees working in Florida, you may have signed a non-compete agreement at some time during your employment. Commonly, employees are asked to sign a non-compete as part of their offer of employment letter. Even sometimes, the non-compete agreement is contained within the Employee Handbook and part of what you sign… Read More »
Responding to Complaints of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Tips for Employers, Business Owners, and Managers
There is no doubt about it. Sexual harassment claims are on the rise. The EEOC reports that it receives more than 27,000 complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace each year. And with the recent allegations against many prominent figures in the media, these types of claims do not show signs of slowing down… Read More »
Responding to Employee Complaints in the Workplace: Best Practices for Business Owners, Employers, and Managers
Are you an employer who received a complaint from an employee concerning employment discrimination or sexual harassment? The first question any employer has in this circumstance is what to do. Have a System in Place to Receive Complaints What are best practices for employers, business owners, and managers who receive complaints from employees? First… Read More »