Monthly Archives: March 2021

Tips

How Does Overtime Work If I Am Paid in Tips in Florida?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), non exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a given workweek. For a number of different reasons, calculating overtime pay can be complicated, especially for tipped employees. You may be wondering: Do tipped employees get overtime pay in… Read More »

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Workplace Retaliation in Florida: An Overview of Temporal Proximity

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

It is illegal for your employer to take an adverse action against you simply because you engaged in a protected activity. As explained by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), these types of cases are called workplace retaliation claims. A company or organization can be held legally liable for unlawfully retaliating against a… Read More »

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Florida Company Agrees to Pay $35,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On December 18th, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Interconnect Cable Technologies Corporation—an electronic products manufacturing company headquartered in Florida—will pay $35,000 to settle a disability discrimination claim filed on behalf of an employee. The company also entered a consent decree with the federal agency. The EEOC filed the employment claim… Read More »

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