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Bringing Claims Under the Florida Civil Rights Act or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: What’s the Difference in Damages?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you are considering moving forward with litigation for an employment discrimination claim, you may have to decide which claims to file. While many individuals may have the option of bringing claims under both the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) as well as Title VII of the the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title… Read More »

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Taking Time Off to Care for a Child or Aging Parent Under the FMLA

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Are you considering taking time off from your job in South Florida to care for an aging parent or for a sick child? It is important to recognize that you have certain rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which include taking time off from work to care for a family member… Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Filing My Lawsuit in Florida State Court Versus Federal Court for Employment Law Cases?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you have an employment law case, you might be wondering whether you should file your claim in Florida state court or in federal court. What is the difference? And how will the decision to file in state or federal court potentially impact the outcome of your case? Understanding the Difference Between State and… Read More »

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It’s Not All In Your Head: Medical Leave and Mental Illness

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

When your disability is a mental one, struggles may extend beyond the rigors daily life, especially when it comes to your employment. Questions like how and when should you disclose to your employer that you suffer a disability – and whether you need to disclose this in the first place – can be a… Read More »

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A Hairy Question: Can I Take a Medical Leave for My Pet’s Illness?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

For numerous employees in Florida, caring for a sick pet can be just as important as caring for an ill family member. Indeed, for many of us, we consider our pets to be part of the family. But does the law agree? If your employer is big enough to qualify for coverage, does the… Read More »

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What to Expect for Your Employment Law Deposition

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

What is a Deposition? When you are involved in an employment lawsuit and you learn that the date and time for your deposition have been set, you might be unsure of what you should expect. What is a deposition? A deposition is an event during litigation where a witness or party to litigation is… Read More »

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Benefits of Being a Benefits Corporation for Employers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Back in 2014, Florida became the 25th state in the country to allow “Benefit Corporations.” What is a benefits corporation, and how does it benefit employers and/or employees? Learning More About Benefits Corporations A benefits corporation is a title that refers to a particular for-profit corporation that pursues public interest goals at the expense… Read More »

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