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Monthly Archives: September 2022


Unpaid Overtime: The Florida Employee’s Guide To Liquidated Damages Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

By Scott Law Team |

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is one of the most important wage and hour laws. You may be entitled to overtime pay under the federal law. If your employer fails to pay overtime as required by the FLSA, you may be entitled to liquidated damages (double back pay). In this article, you will… Read More »

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DOL Recovers Back Wages For Florida Worker Who Was Improperly Denied Overtime And Was Wrongfully Terminated

By Scott Law Team |

On June 15th, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced enforcement action against ETS Willowbrook at Marion LLC (Willowbrook Assisted Living). The Columbia County assisted living facility will pay nearly $9,000 in back wages for unpaid overtime and wrongful termination. Beyond violating the overtime requirement of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the employer… Read More »

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Is A Man Protected Against Pregnancy Discrimination If His Wife/Partner Becomes Pregnant?

By Scott Law Team |

Under federal law (the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA)) all employers with 15 or more workers are expressly prohibited from discriminating against an employee based on pregnancy status. While the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) does not expressly prohibit pregnancy, state courts have interpreted pregnancy discrimination as an inherent form of sex discrimination…. Read More »

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