Tag Archives: Florida Employment Law

NonCompete

What Are Legitimate Business Interests and What Does that Have to Do with My Florida Non-Compete Agreement?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you’re like many employees working in Florida, you may have signed a non-compete agreement at some time during your employment. Commonly, employees are asked to sign a non-compete as part of their offer of employment letter. Even sometimes,  the non-compete agreement is contained within the Employee Handbook and part of what you sign… Read More »

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Florida Court Holds Employee Who Testifies at Deposition is Covered for Whistleblower Protections Under Fla. Stat. 448.102 Addresses

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

In a recent ruling in the case of Bishop v. Olen Residential Property Corp pending before the Circuit Court of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Palm Beach County, Judge Meenu Sasser held an employee who testifies at a deposition is covered under the second prong of the Florida Whistleblower Act (Fla. Stat. 448.102(2). Recognizing… Read More »

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