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Monthly Archives: October 2019


Living in the Post-#MeToo Era: The Importance of Workplace Sexual Harassment Training

By Scott Law Team |

The Harvard Business Review (HBR) recently published the results of a 2018 survey of 263 women regarding their experiences with sexual harassment in the workplace. This was actually a follow-up to a 2016 HBR survey, which was completed before the “#MeToo movement took on wide momentum,” according to the authors. The 2018 survey therefore… Read More »

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“When Do You Plan on Having Another Baby?”: Sarasota Employer’s Pregnancy Discrimination Leads to $70,000 Settlement

By Scott Law Team |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it received approximately 3,000 complaints related to pregnancy discrimination in 2018 alone. Although federal and state law is clear on this subject, many employers continue to think it is acceptable for them to refuse to hire or promote a female employee because they are pregnant–or may… Read More »

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Florida Amends Restrictive Covenant Law to Bans Certain Physician Non-Compete Agreements

By Scott Law Team |

Florida law allows in certain circumstances non-compete agreements between employers and employees, provided they are “reasonable in time, area, and line of business,” and the employer can show it has a “legitimate business interest” in any such restrictions. Earlier this year, the Florida legislature amended the law to prohibit a particular type of non-compete… Read More »

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