201602.02
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Same Old Minimum Wage…

With the first month of 2016 in the books, and with eleven left to go, I wanted to let you know that the Florida Minimum Wage has not changed at all… It was $8.05 per hour in 2015 and it will stay the same this year.

201508.17
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Click Here To Claim Some Money?

Yes, that’s right… it’s no joke. A website that lets you claim money – and from the government, no less. The Miami Herald just reported on this topic. The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor recently launched its WOW website. WOW stands for Workers Owed Wages. The Department of Labor wants to… Continue Reading Click Here To Claim Some Money?

201504.06
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Back to Back Trial Victories for FairLaw Firm’s Clients

The FairLaw Firm first took the case of Oscar Bermudez Rodriguez to trial against Demolition King, Inc. and Guillermo Gonzalez before United States Magistrate John J. O’Sullivan on February 17-18, 2015. Mr. Bermudez claimed that he was misclassified as an independent contractor and deprived of overtime pay. Prior to trial, Mr. Bermudez had filed a… Continue Reading Back to Back Trial Victories for FairLaw Firm’s Clients

201501.13
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New Department of Labor Announcement

Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it reached a memorandum of understanding with the Florida Department of Revenue to combat the misclassification of employees.  I am not surprised that the DOL decided to step, as I have seen a significant number of employees who were misclassified as independent contractors down here in South… Continue Reading New Department of Labor Announcement

201404.09
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FairLaw Firm Files Overtime Lawsuit Against Handy Wash, Inc. and Zuni Transportation, Inc.

The FairLaw Firm recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of drivers who worked for Handy Wash, Inc. d/b/a Independent Drivers Association (Handy Wash) and  Zuni Transportation, Inc. (Zuni). The lawsuit, Peña v. Handy Wash, Inc., was filed in the Southern District of Florida, Case No. 14-20352-CIV-ALTONAGA. Ms. Peña seeks to assemble a collective action so that she… Continue Reading FairLaw Firm Files Overtime Lawsuit Against Handy Wash, Inc. and Zuni Transportation, Inc.

201404.09
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FairLaw Firm Teams Up for Collective Action Lawsuit

The FairLaw Firm recently teamed up with Morgan & Morgan on behalf of Benefits Consultants who worked for Physician United Plan and Florida Marketing Organization. The lawsuit, Smith vs. Physicians United Plan, Inc. and Florida Marketing Organization, Inc., was filed in the Southern District of Florida, Case No. 14-cv-60531-SCOLA. Ms. Smith seeks to assemble a collective… Continue Reading FairLaw Firm Teams Up for Collective Action Lawsuit