Monthly Archives: August 2021
Miami EEOC Office Hosts Event Highlighting COVID-19 And Impact On Asian-American Employees
Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) hosted a free event to bring attention to the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the Asian-American community across the country—particularly in regards to “violence, harassment and acts of bias against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).” The event was held in Miami, FL… Read More »
EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against UPS, Alleges Jacksonville, FL Employee Was Unlawfully Terminated
On June 30th, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a news release confirming that the agency has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against UPS on behalf of an employee based in Jacksonville, Florida. The federal agency alleges that the man was wrongfully fired due to his disability status. Below, you will find… Read More »
Am I Legally Required To Give Two Weeks’ Notice In Florida?
You have probably heard that it is common courtesy to give at least two weeks’ notice before quitting a job. By giving an employer plenty of notice you can help to preserve a positive relationship. Of course, giving two weeks’ notice is not necessarily possible or practical in every situation. You may be wondering:… Read More »
Can An Employer Require Employees To Get Vaccinated In Florida?
According to the Florida Department of Health, approximately 55 percent of residents in Florida have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Federal and state officials report that everyone who is 12 years of age or older is now eligible to get vaccinated. Many employers are asking (even requiring) employees to get… Read More »