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Is Paying A Day Rate Legal?

Employers in various industries, such as construction, roofing, landscaping, as well as those involved in production, maintenance, and/or cleaning services often use a day rate model to pay their employees. Over the years, both employers and employees have come to FairLaw Firm and asked if it was legal to pay a worker a set amount… Continue Reading Is Paying A Day Rate Legal?

202010.23
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Successfully Navigated Another DOL Investigation For An Employer

A little over a year ago, an owner of a local company contacted my office. The client received a letter from the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”), who was conducting an investigation into the company’s pay practices. The client complied with the DOL’s requests and gave the DOL’s investigator the requested time and pay… Continue Reading Successfully Navigated Another DOL Investigation For An Employer

202008.10
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Help For Struggling Restaurant Workers

Starting on August 12, 2020, independently owned restaurants, hotel restaurants, bars, and caterers can apply online at https://corporate.sobewff.org/mdc-relief/ to receive up to $15,000 per location so that they can distribute up to $500 per person. To qualify for the assistance, the establishment has to meet certain criteria set by Miami-Dade County at Miami-Dade Document Checklist.… Continue Reading Help For Struggling Restaurant Workers

202008.06
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Employees Of Health Care Providers May Be Entitled To Paid Leave After All

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) went into effect on April 1, 2020 and will remain effective until December 31, 2020. The FFCRA has two important parts. One of the important parts of the FFCRA is the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPLSA”), which gives employees a right to collect up to two (2)… Continue Reading Employees Of Health Care Providers May Be Entitled To Paid Leave After All

202003.23
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Coronavirus / Covid-19 Legal Response And Employment Issues

Covid-19 / Coronavirus is affecting every aspect of our lives, including employment issues. Employers and employees are now trying to figure out what they are legally required to do, what they can do, what they are not allowed to do, and what benefits are available. Recently, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (“FFCRA”)… Continue Reading Coronavirus / Covid-19 Legal Response And Employment Issues