Monthly Archives: November 2018

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What Constitutes “Interfering” with an Employee’s Right to Medical Leave?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Florida employers should exercise great care when drafting employee handbooks and training managers to respect the legal rights of workers. This includes a wide range of federal and state civil rights laws, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This law affords employees the right to take a certain amount of unpaid… Read More »

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Unpaid Overtime: When Are You Entitled to Get Overtime Pay at Your Florida Job?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Overtime can be tricky. Do you get overtime based on how many hours you work in a week or in a day? What if you work hours off the clock? Commonly, the confusion stems as overtime laws can vary from state to state and like any attorney may tell you when you ask about… Read More »

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Complaints in the Workplace: When Should an Employer Conduct a Workplace Investigation?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you are an employer who has received a complaint from an employee, you likely have an obligation under the law to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation of claims of these claims as soon as possible. In this article, we use the term “employer” to mean Human Resources or senior management. For example,… Read More »

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How FMLA May Affect “No-Fault” Attendance Policies

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Dealing with absenteeism is a major challenge for any employer – causing financial losses and slowdowns. Some business have tried to combat these concerns by instituting “no-fault” attendance policies. In its basic form, such policies assign workers “points” for unexcused absences. When an employee reaches a certain threshold number of points, the employer will… Read More »

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