Monthly Archives: May 2023
What Are My Remedies If I Was Subject To Racial Discrimination In The Workplace In Florida?
It is an unfortunate reality, but race-based discrimination still remains a problem in too many workplaces in Florida. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (federal law) and the Florida Civil Rights Act (state law) both prohibit any race, color, or ethnic background discrimination at businesses and organizations with 15 or more… Read More »
What Evidence Can Be Used To Prove Unlawful Retaliation By An Employer In Florida?
Employees in Florida should be able exercise their legally protected rights without facing any type of punishment from their employer. Unfortunately, unlawful retaliation by companies and organizations is a problem. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) notes that retaliation is the most common cause of action cited in federal sector employment claims. Retaliation… Read More »
Can You Be Fired For Discussing Forming A Union In Florida?
While fewer U.S. workers are members of labor unions than decades ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that 14.3 million wage and hour workers nationwide belong to a labor union (2022). You may be considering organizing your workplace in Florida. This raises an important question: Can you be fired for talking about… Read More »