What Is The Fair Labor Standards ACT (FLSA)?

For much of the controversy surrounding the New Deal in the 1930s, one of the major accomplishments on behalf of American workers was a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938. Much of the current labor laws and worker [...]

Employee Handbooks: Why Are They Needed?

It’s the first day of your new hire arriving on the job. You’re excited to introduce him or her to your company and get him or her started on her new position and teach what needs to be taught for a productive relationship. At the same time, [...]
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Caution: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Given the many high profile cases in the media, it is crucial for any business to understand its responsibility to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Generally, sexual harassment is deemed to be a form of sex discrimination under Title [...]
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What is Wrongful Termination?

Many individuals who work hard to earn a living may not realize that they work “at will.” This means they can be fired without good cause, or without any cause at all. While there are legitimate reasons an employee can be fired, [...]
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Employment Discrimination Laws in a Nutshell

There are a variety of state and federal laws that make it illegal for employers to discriminate based on certain characteristics when making decisions about hiring, terminating, promoting, demoting or compensating employees, or any other terms [...]
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Employment Contracts in a Nutshell

The contemporary workplace has become increasingly complicated as many businesses are governed by a wide range of state and federal employment laws. Moreover, the relationship between employers and employees has also become more complex, particularly [...]

Pregnancy Discrimination Still Exists in the Workplace

Earlier this month, CEO of AOL Tim Armstrong made headlines when he said the treatment costs of two employees’ distressed babies were the reason behind the company’s 401K contribution cuts. A 2005 case in which a former Armstrong [...]

Tampa, FL Employee Rights Attorneys

Unemployed Florida residents had to wait more than three months, through the late fall and the holiday season, to be paid the benefits they were owed. This delay, due to to a defective online registration system, effected approximately 10,000 [...]

Miami, Florida and New York City Overtime and Wage Law Attorneys

The attorneys at the Miami, Florida and New York City law offices of Feldman Morgado, PA advocate for employees who have been given misinformation regarding the pay they are owed, or whose jobs have been misclassified, therefore disqualifying [...]

Enrongate or Dead End Run?

Seems the more I read the less Enron is political. Obviously Mr. Gephardt is reading something other than the normal media reports since Tuesday night he flatly stated; “If the Nation’s largest bankruptcy coupled with a clear example [...]