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Monthly Archives: July 2023


Florida Teachers Seek Judicial Block of State’s New Union Law

By Scott Law Team |

Earlier this year, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a major legislative reform package into law that dramatically alters the landscape for many of Florida’s public sector unions. The new law officially took effect on July 1st, 2023. According to a report from Orlando Weekly, the Florida Education Association—the state’s largest teacher’s union—is making a… Read More »

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NLRB General Counsel: Non-Compete Agreements Likely Violate NLRA

By Scott Law Team |

Non-compete agreements are contracts (or provisions of contracts) where an employee agrees not to directly compete against an employer for a period of time after the employment relationship ends. Florida law tends to favor the enforcement of non-compete agreements so long as they protect a “legitimate business interest” and are “reasonable in nature and… Read More »

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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Florida Worker in Disability Discrimination Claim

By Scott Law Team |

On March 20th, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that the agency scored a significant legal victory on behalf of a disabled worker in Florida. In the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, a judge determined that UPS violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) when it failed… Read More »

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