Monthly Archives: November 2021

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DOL Is Reviving 80/20 Rule For Tipped Employees: What It Means

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

In June, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published an official Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the federal register. In doing so, the Biden Administration is reversing policy and reviving the so-called ‘80/20 rule’ for tipped employees. In this blog post, you will find an overview of the most important things to know… Read More »

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Miami, FL Grocery Store Sued For Pregnancy Discrimination

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On September 23rd, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the filing of a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against Presidente Supermarket No. 31, Inc., the Miami location of a regional grocery store chain. The federal agency contends that the employer fired a worker simply because she was pregnant—a violation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act…. Read More »

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The Fight Over Vaccine Employment Mandates In Florida: State May Fine Leon County

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

According to a report from WTXL Tallahassee, Florida Governor Ron Desantis is sharply criticizing Leon County for its recently-announced vaccine mandate for government employees. Leon County is joining Orange County as the two counties in Florida that have rolled out COVID-19 vaccine mandates for certain municipal employees. Leon County Put a Vaccine Mandate in… Read More »

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OSHA Fines Employer For COVID-19 Health And Safety Violations Over Worker Death

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On October 7th, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that the United States Department of Labor (DOL) has approved a $23,406 fine for the Denver location of an El Paso, TX based insurance agency that failed to put proper health and safety protocols in place to protect workers from the COVID-19… Read More »

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