Category Archives: Employment Contracts
Eleventh Circuit concludes NLRB order to reinstate employees is not moot just because reinstatement is difficult
NLRB v. Allied Medical Transport, Inc., No. 14-15033 (11th Cir. Oct. 13, 2015) SHORT: In NLRB v. Allied Medical Transport, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit granted the National Labor Relations Board’s petition for enforcement, concluding that substantial evidence supported the Board’s order that Allied illegally interfered with its employees’ union activities and unlawfully retaliated against… Read More »
If I’m on a U.S. Visa, Can My Boss Terminate Me Without Cause?
Visas allow thousands of foreign individuals in a variety of fields to work and live in the United States every year. Since remaining in the country is contingent on being employed, employees should be well versed on the basics of work visas and what should be done in a termination situation. What types of… Read More »
What Happens if My Boss Violates a Provision in the Employee Handbook?
While much consideration is given to employees adhering to a company’s handbook, what happens when an employer violates one of its provisions? What are the repercussions? Florida is an at-will employment state, meaning that an employer can terminate an employee for any non-discriminatory reason. The exception to this rule is when an employee has… Read More »
Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know
If you plan to use consumer reports (or employment background checks) to make employment decisions like hiring, promotion, reassignment and retention, be aware of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Read on to learn what that entails. Before getting a consumer report, employers must: Tell the applicant or employee (in a stand-alone, written format)… Read More »
10 Essentials for Starting a New Business in Palm Beach County
At the root of every new business is a good idea. But if that’s all you come equipped with, you will be sorely underprepared for today’s marketplace and all that it demands. To ensure your arsenal is full, be sure to address these 10 essentials for starting a new business in Palm Beach County.