Many workers value the 30-minute or hour-long reprieve from their day when they can sit down and eat on a lunch break.
In the ongoing quest to represent the people against the powerful, Morgan & Morgan’s employment law group — specifically attorney Brian Winfrey — has fought for a former employee of a country music star, Martina McBride, in Nashville.
When you work for rideshare services and food delivery apps, you spend all day in your car completing trips. For some, it’s a part-time job, and for others, it’s their full-time gig. Either way, it’s an important source of income for them.
This year has been a big one in the field of employment law. The courts have taken multiple opportunities to clarify some of the rules associated with the Fair Labor Standards Act, for example.
Work can be unfair — and we know that. But sometimes, "unfair" crosses the line into "illegal." Do you know when an employer is acting illegally? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.
Any worker in any industry can find themselves a victim of wage theft, regardless of their position, status, or employer. However, there are certain jobs where we see this happen with alarming frequency.
[Image from April 21, 2017, by Charlie Kaijo of the Tampa Bay Times]
When Daylight Saving Time ends in autumn, we “fall back” and set our clocks back by one hour. The change takes place as midnight strikes (or, if you want to get technical, right after 11:59 p.m.).
Veterans work hard to serve their country. When they come home, their country should serve them. In part, that’s why USERRA exists.
Walmart is no stranger to lawsuits.
When there’s a natural disaster on the way — whether it’s a flood, blizzard, tornado, or hurricane — going into work might be your last thought. However, a lot of employees are called into work during perilous weather conditions.
Today, Morgan & Morgan has filed a class action lawsuit
Anyone might be a pizza delivery driver — a teenager, a college student, a retiree. It could be a side gig or full-time work. And because pizza vendors are so varied, these employees might be treated and managed very differently.
When you’re on the road, things happen. There’s a crash, or construction, or dangerous weather. What might be an 8-hour workday becomes a 10-hour day just like that.
But still, you’re paid the same.