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Monthly Archives: April 2024


Proposed Florida Bill Would Bar Most Employers From Asking for Preferred Pronouns (May Face Lawsuit if Passed)

By Scott Law Team |

In January, legislation was introduced in the Florida House of Representatives that would bar many employers in the state from asking employees for their preferred pronouns. The bill—HB 599: Gender Identity Employment Practices—could face some legal challenges if passed into law. In this article, you will find a preview of the proposed law, where… Read More »

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Breaking News: FTC Bans Use of Non-Competes in Essentially All Employment Contracts

By Scott Law Team |

Today, April 23,2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its long-awaited rule banning the use of non-competes in employment contracts. (https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2024/04/ftc-announces-rule-banning-noncompetes). The FTC first proposed this rule in January 2023. At that time, the proposed rule would have been a complete ban on any non-compete agreement. The final rule published today excluded “senior executives,”… Read More »

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Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Injunction—Florida’s “Stop-WOKE” Law Violates First Amendment Protections

By Scott Law Team |

In April of 2022, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Stop Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees Act  (Stop-WOKE Act) into law. The legislation did not take effect. A lawsuit was filed and a court put an injunction in place. On March 4th, 2024, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit… Read More »

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