Labor And Employment


Is This Legal? A Quiz About Your Workplace Woes

Work can be unfair — and we know that. But sometimes, “unfair” crosses the line into “illegal.” Do you know when an employer is acting...

  • Staff
  • Dec 6, 2019

10 Jobs Most Vulnerable to Wage Theft

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...

  • Staff
  • Nov 19, 2019

John Morgan Exceeds Signature Goal for $15 Minimum Wage

[Image from April 21, 2017, by Charlie Kaijo of the Tampa Bay Times] John Morgan has long been involved in the fight for a $15 hourly...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • Nov 12, 2019

Did Daylight Savings Time Affect Your Pay?

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...

  • Staff
  • Nov 8, 2019

How USERRA Protects Veterans' Employment

Veterans work hard to serve their country. When they come home, their country should serve them. In part, that’s why USERRA exists. USERRA is the...

  • Staff
  • Oct 30, 2019

Walmart Might Be Discriminating Against Female Workers

Walmart is no stranger to lawsuits. It has been sued for corruption, product “segregation”, and environmental violations, among many other charges. The megaretailer has also...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • Sep 19, 2019

Do Employees Need to Work During a Natural Disaster?

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...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • Sep 6, 2019

How Florida Teachers Are Cheated Out Of Their Bonuses

Today, Morgan & Morgan has filed a class action lawsuit against the Florida Department of Education, representing teachers who were part of the Best and...

  • Staff
  • Jul 16, 2019

How Pizza Delivery Drivers Get Cheated Out of Wages

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...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • Jun 19, 2019

How Day Rates Keep FedEx Drivers From Overtime

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...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • May 28, 2019

5 Facts About Stripper Minimum Pay Wage Laws

The adult entertainment industry is huge, and like all industries, sometimes it’s so big that it’s hard to know when you’re being treated fairly. If...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • Mar 20, 2019

Are Delivery Drivers Exempt From Overtime? The Rules Explained.

There are numerous ways in which employers might cheat workers of wages they’re owed, but among the most common offenses are unpaid overtime wages or...

  • Caitlin Wolper
  • Jan 31, 2019

Fair Labor Standards Act Is Still Important; Let’s Keep It That Way

Lawmakers passed the Fair Labor Standards Act 80 years ago, but it remains one of the most important pieces of legislation in the nation’s history....

  • Richard Bierig
  • Jun 25, 2018

After Years of Sexual Harassment, Former WXYZ-TV Reporter Says “No More”

A former reporter in Michigan has filed a $100 million dollar federal lawsuit against her previous employer, Scripps Media, Inc. (d/b/a “WXYZ-TV”), alleging years of...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Mar 8, 2018

Who's Hurt When Wage Laws Aren't Enforced? Everyone

The push for fair wages continues on. Local minimum wage movements and larger national coalitions like the Fight for $15 show no sign of slowing...

  • Jessica Fregni
  • Mar 6, 2018