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Information About Sexual Harassment in Florida Workplaces

Sexual Harassment & Florida Workplaces

In modern times, too many people believe that sexual harassment is no longer a big issue in the workplace due to the increasing emphasis on gender rights. However, sexual harassment occurs every day in workplaces across the United States and…

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Independent Contractors or Employees: The Importance of Correctly Classifying Workers in Florida

Employee or Independent Contractor Working in Florida

As the landscape of the modern employer-employee relationship changes, more and more people engage in non-traditional roles in the workplace. The Internet has allowed existing businesses to outsource tasks that were once performed in-house and has given workers more and…

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Employment Law Issues Regarding Unpaid Interns

Unpaid Internship & Employment Law

Imagine that you are trying to gain professional experience and, therefore, accept an unpaid internship at a company in your desired field. As an intern, you learn that your primary duties are to get coffee, perform filing, and complete other…

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What Qualifies As Reasonable Accommodation For Religion in the Workplace?

Religion Accommodation by Employers

Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964[1] and the Florida Civil Rights Act,[2] employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees on the basis of their religious beliefs. For example, an employer cannot refuse to hire individuals with…

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Wage Laws Applied to Seasonal Workers

Seasonal Employment Wage Laws

About 5.6 percent of Florida residents were unemployed[1] going into 2015, which means there are many people looking for any possible type of work, even if it is only for one season. In addition to unemployed individuals, many others seek…

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Clearwater, Florida Truck Accidents

Truck Accident - Frequently Asked Questions

Large commercial trucks are an everyday sight on Florida roadways and often operate in extremely close proximity to smaller passenger vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates[1] that accidents involving large trucks accounted for 104,000 injuries in 2012,…

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What Are Some Common Types of Medical Malpractice?

Common Types of Medical Malpractice

When people who seek medical treatment for injuries or illness, they have a right to expect that the treatment they receive will improve their condition rather than make it worse. Unfortunately, in some cases, this does not occur. In some…

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How Can Truck Driver Negligence Cause a Clearwater Jackknife Accident?

Clearwater, FL Semi Truck Jackknife Accident

Over 100,000 people were injured[1] in accidents involving large trucks during 2012. While semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles play an integral role in our economy, they also pose a significant risk of serious injury to other motorists. Jackknife accidents…

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What Are The Most Common Amusement Park Injuries?

03.20.2015 by | General

Common Amusement Park Injuries in Florida

Amusement parks are hubs of fun. Aside from our crowded beaches and beautiful public landmarks, the summertime comes with a large influx of visitors to our nearby amusement parks. With Walt Disney World being a worldwide tourist attraction, and Busch…

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Are You The Victim of a Drunk Driver?

Clearwater, FL Drunk Drivers & Lawsuits

Unbeknownst to many people, Florida has many polices in place to protect the rights of injured victims due to the fault of a drunk-driver. In fact, you may be entitled to “punitive damages,” which are remedies designed to punish the…

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