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FairLaw Firm Obtains Judgment Against Green Explosion, Inc. For Overtime Wages And Liquidated Damages Owed To Former Employee

The FairLaw Firm did it again! Yesterday it was a judgment against Greenstar Landscaping, Co. and today a judgment against Green Explosion, Inc.… Earlier today, United States Magistrate Judge Lissette M. Reid entered a federal judgment against Green Explosion, Inc. and its owners, Libia C. Gomez, and Alejandro Gomez, for overtime wages and liquidated damages… Continue Reading FairLaw Firm Obtains Judgment Against Green Explosion, Inc. For Overtime Wages And Liquidated Damages Owed To Former Employee

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FairLaw Firm Obtains Judgment Against Greenstar Landscaping, Co. For Overtime Wages And Liquidated Damages Owed To Former Employee

Earlier today, United States District Judge Marcia G. Cooke entered a federal judgment against Greenstar Landscaping, Co. and its owner, Peter E. Masi, for overtime wages and liquidated damages owed to a former employee in S.D. Florida Case No.: 1:21-cv-22391-COOKE/O’Sullivan. FairLaw Firm‘s client in this case worked for Greenstar Landscaping, Co., and he routinely worked more… Continue Reading FairLaw Firm Obtains Judgment Against Greenstar Landscaping, Co. For Overtime Wages And Liquidated Damages Owed To Former Employee

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Florida’s Biggest Minimum Wage Increase Ever Happens On September 30, 2021

Florida’s minimum wage has increased slowly… until now. On September 30, 2021, Florida workers and businesses will see the largest minimum wage increase in history. Florida’s minimum wage will go from $8.65 per hour for non-tipped employees ($17,992 per year) to $10.00 per hour for the same non-tipped employees ($20,800 per year). The hourly wage… Continue Reading Florida’s Biggest Minimum Wage Increase Ever Happens On September 30, 2021

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Can Florida Employers Require Employees To Be Vaccinated?

Mandatory Covid-19 Policies One of the hottest topics in employment law these days is whether employers can require that their employees be vaccinated. The current state of the law is that an employer in Florida can (is allowed to) require that all of its employees to be vaccinated, with limited exceptions. Those exceptions include employees with certain… Continue Reading Can Florida Employers Require Employees To Be Vaccinated?

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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?

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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

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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://sobewff.org/ 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