Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Is My Employer Required To Accommodate Me For My Scheduled Chemotherapy Treatment?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Many families are affected by cancer. The Florida Department of Health reports that approximately 115,000 new cases of cancers are reported in the state each year. While we still have a very long way to go to fight the disease, improved chemotherapy treatments are improving the short-term and long-term prognosis for patients. Many people… Read More »

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Does The National Labor Relations Act Cover Graduate Student Assistants?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

For quite awhile now, graduate student teaching assistants across the country have argued that they should be considered employees, and not students, for the purposes of being covered by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Indeed, for years, graduate students have attempted to organize, and have argued that they should be entitled to collective… Read More »

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EmploymentDiscrimination

EEOC Files Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Against South Florida Hotel

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On February 24th, 2021, the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the agency is filing a religious discrimination lawsuit against Noble House Solé, LLC, a boutique hotel located in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. The federal agency charges that the company unlawfully discriminated against an employee when it refused to offer a religious accommodation… Read More »

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My Employer Retaliated Against Me By Demoting Me—What Are My Rights?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

In the context of employment law, retaliation occurs when an employer punishes a worker for engaging in a lawfully protected activity. To bring a successful workplace retaliation claim in Florida, an employee must prove the following three things: They participated in a protected activity—such as objecting to or reporting sexual harassment or filing a… Read More »

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