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Monthly Archives: September 2023

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More Than $60,000 in Back Wages Recovered for Hotel Workers in Florida

By Scott Law Team |

On July 27th, 2023, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the results of an investigation into three North Florida hotels. The DOL has recovered a total of $62,000 in back wages and liquidated damages on behalf of more than three dozen workers. The hotels improperly denied the workers overtime pay.  In this article, you… Read More »

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Do Florida Workers Have the Right to Take Medical Leave?

By Scott Law Team |

If you have a serious illness, injury, or other type of medical issue, you may be considering taking time off from your job. This raises an important question: Do employees in Florida have a guaranteed right to take medical leave? The answer is “it depends”—some workers may be eligible to take job-protected, unpaid leave… Read More »

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Are Employers Legally Required to Provide Meal Breaks or Rest Breaks in Florida?

By Scott Law Team |

The standard eight hour shift can be a long time—especially if you work at a busy or stressful job in a hectic environment. Most employers in Florida offer rest breaks and/or meal breaks to full-time hourly workers. Doing so can actually help increase overall productivity. You may be wondering: Is my employer required to… Read More »

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