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Introducing Scott Law Team!

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Introducing Scott Law Team! We are THE employment law firm, bringing a client-centered, collaborative, and cost-effective approach to your employment challenges. Formerly Scott Wagner & Associates, P.A. we will continue to offer the highest quality representation you expect. We will continue to handle employment litigation issues, including wage disputes and discrimination and retaliation claims,… Read More »

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EEOC: Florida Employee Receives $70,000 In Pregnancy Discrimination Claim

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On April 26th, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that a $70,000 settlement has been reached in a pregnancy discrimination claim on behalf of an employee in North Florida. DLS Engineering Associates will pay $70,000 to a woman who had her job offer revoked after she disclosed her pregnancy status. In this… Read More »

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Can An Employee Get Out Of A Non-Compete Agreement In Florida?

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A non-compete agreement is a contract or contract provision through which one party (usually an employee or independent contractor) agrees not to engage in direct competition against another. It is not uncommon for employers to ask workers to sign a non-compete. These agreements should always be reviewed by an experienced employment attorney. If you… Read More »

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Florida Franchise Restaurant Sued For National Origin Discrimination

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According to a report from Law.com, a Florida Denny’s franchise location is being sued for national origin discrimination by a former employee. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. RREMC, LLC, D/B/A Denny’s Restaurant has been filed in the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida. In this article, you will find… Read More »

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Miami Grocery Store Will Pay Florida $75,000 To Settle Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

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On May 16th, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) officially announced that Presidente Supermarket No. 31, Inc.—a grocery store based in Miami, Florida—has agreed to pay $75,000 to an employee who was the victim of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The suit came after a worker was fired when a manager found out… Read More »

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Five Mistakes To Avoid When Negotiating A Severance Agreement In Florida

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For an employee, leaving a job can be challenging—even when it is clear that it is time to move on. A severance package (severance pay) helps to ease the transition. If you are negotiating a severance agreement, it is crucial that you know how to protect yourself and your rights. Too many employees make… Read More »

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How Are Damages Determined In An Employment Discrimination Lawsuit In Florida?

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Employees in Florida should not be subject to unlawful discrimination in the workplace. There are federal and state regulations in place to protect workers, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992. An employee who was subject to illegal discrimination on the job has… Read More »

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International Forum of Senior Executive Advisers (IFSEA)

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International Forum of Senior Executive Advisers (IFSEA) June 14, 2022, London

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Florida Restaurant Owes Nearly $120,000 For Overtime And Minimum Wage Violations

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On February 23rd, 2022, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) officially announced that a North Florida restaurant— E & E Quezada Food Services Corp, the owner and operator of Rosy’s Mexican Restaurant in Jacksonville—owes more than $120,000 in back wages to at least ten staff members. Federal regulators found violations of the Fair… Read More »

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How Do I Know If I Have A Sexual Harassment Claim Against My Employer?

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There are federal and state laws in place that protect employees against workplace sexual harassment, including the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 (FCRA). Workers deserve an environment free from sexual harassment. If you were a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace,… Read More »

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