Monthly Archives: February 2021

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Religious Accommodations in the Workplace: An Overview of Employee Rights

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating against employees and job applicants on the basis of religion or their lack of religion. Beyond merely avoiding overt acts of disparate treatment, covered employers also have a duty to provide reasonable religious accommodations to employees. Many workers in Florida have… Read More »

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Unpaid Overtime in Florida: Your Guide to Liquidated Damages

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), non exempt employees are entitled to time-and-a-half pay (1.5x normal rate of pay) for all hours worked beyond 40 in a given week. Employers that fail to pay timely overtime wages can be held liable. An employee may be entitled to recover compensation for the wages… Read More »

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Florida Employment Law: What is a Constructive Discharge?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

An employee may leave a job for a wide variety of different reasons. In some cases, the position may simply not be the right fit. In other cases, there may be a better opportunity available. Of course, not all workers resign of their own volition. Unfortunately, some employees are all but forced to quit… Read More »

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