What Should You Do With That Demand Letter? FairLaw Firm has a lot of experience with demand letters in the employment setting. We have sent out demand letters, responded to demand letters, and reviewed demand letters that our clients received but to which they never responded. Demand letters, while infuriating, should not be ignored. There… Continue Reading What Should You Do With That Demand Letter?
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?
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?
FairLaw Firm is happy to brag about a recent result it obtained for an employer client in which it obtained dismissal of a claim under the EPSLA for alleged unpaid sick leave wages. This dismissal was the result of pre-suit strategy, an understanding client, and the strategy employed during the litigation. During the summer of… Continue Reading FairLaw Firm Obtains Dismissal Of EPSLA Sick Leave Claim
The United States has many labor and employment laws that protect workers and employees in the State of Florida. Some of these laws involve how much to pay an employee, other laws prevent employers from taking certain actions (such as discrimination, harassment, or retaliation), and yet other laws require employers to disclose or not disclose… Continue Reading Common Labor Laws In The United States
The federal minimum wage of $7.25 has not increased since July 24, 2009 according to the United States Department of Labor’s website. Each state is allowed to have its own minimum wage that is more than the federal minimum wage. All employees who work in Florida are entitled to receive the applicable Florida Minimum Wage.… Continue Reading The Florida Minimum Wage Is Going Up To $15 Per Hour
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