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Monthly Archives: July 2022

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EEOC: Florida Employee Receives $70,000 In Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

By Scott Law Team |

On April 26th, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that a $70,000 settlement has been reached in a pregnancy discrimination claim on behalf of an employee in North Florida. DLS Engineering Associates will pay $70,000 to a woman who had her job offer revoked after she disclosed her pregnancy status. In this… Read More »

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Can An Employee Get Out Of A Non-Compete Agreement In Florida?

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A non-compete agreement is a contract or contract provision through which one party (usually an employee or independent contractor) agrees not to engage in direct competition against another. It is not uncommon for employers to ask workers to sign a non-compete. These agreements should always be reviewed by an experienced employment attorney. If you… Read More »

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Florida Franchise Restaurant Sued For National Origin Discrimination

By Scott Law Team |

According to a report from Law.com, a Florida Denny’s franchise location is being sued for national origin discrimination by a former employee. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. RREMC, LLC, D/B/A Denny’s Restaurant has been filed in the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida. In this article, you will find… Read More »

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Miami Grocery Store Will Pay Florida $75,000 To Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

By Scott Law Team |

On May 16th, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) officially announced that Presidente Supermarket No. 31, Inc.—a grocery store based in Miami, Florida—has agreed to pay $75,000 to an employee who was the victim of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The suit came after a worker was fired when a manager found out… Read More »

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