Labor And Employment (page 2)


How One St. Pete Employee Is Fighting Against Workplace Retaliation

A former employee is suing a St. Petersburg gift business for alleged retaliation and other reported labor violations. The lawsuit filed by Kymberlee Rau alleges...

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  • st-petersburg
  • Dec 2, 2016

What Kissimmee Restaurant Employees Can Learn From Steak N Shake Overtime Lawsuit

A former employee is suing Steak N Shake in Kissimmee over alleged unpaid overtime wages and other reported violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act....

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  • kissimmee
  • Nov 30, 2016

One Daytona Improves Tourism Draw, Promises Jobs

GameTime is coming to the One Daytona entertainment complex, bringing with it a whole lot of fun, and some much-needed jobs. The International Speedway Corporation,...

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  • daytona-beach
  • Nov 28, 2016

New Overtime Rule Set to Expand Overtime to Millions of Workers Blocked by Judge

The new rule expanding overtime pay to millions of hardworking Americans, was blocked by a federal judge just days before it was set to go...

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  • Nov 24, 2016

Wage Theft on Order at Metro Diner: Just What Is the JAX Eatery Accused of?

Metro Diner’s reputation among workers is taking a nosedive after a recent order compelling the restaurant to pay back wages to its employees. The restaurant’s...

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  • jacksonville
  • Nov 22, 2016

Here’s Where J-ville’s Job Market is Expected to Grow

Jacksonville is keen on seeing its tourism industry surge, and the city is changing its budget to make it happen. Growth in tourism, and growth...

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  • jacksonville
  • Nov 21, 2016

The Most Common Startup Company Labor Violations That Workers Should Be Worried About

A startup company in Brevard County is under scrutiny after employees have gone public claiming the company isn’t paying them. While the CEO of Oakridge...

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  • melbourne
  • Nov 10, 2016

One Winter Haven Restaurant Exemplifies ADA’s Work to Empower Job Hunters with Disabilities

One restaurant owner in Winter Haven has received an award from the Florida Vocational Rehabilitation program this week for his continued work to hire, promote,...

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  • winter-haven
  • Nov 9, 2016

UberEats in Orlando: Should Prospective Drivers Worry About Cloud of Labor Violation Allegations Hanging Over Uber?

UberEats’ food-delivery services has launched in Orlando this week, joining Google Express, Drizly, and other quick-delivery online services. This launch coincides with other major news...

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  • orlando
  • Nov 4, 2016

Uber Drivers Winning Unemployment Benefits: Are You Next?

Recently, two former Uber drivers discovered they are eligible for unemployment compensation, following a New York State Department of Labor ruling. The unemployment benefits board...

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  • new-york
  • Nov 4, 2016

What if You’re a Victim of Wage Theft and You Don’t Even Know It?

Tallahassee’s growing healthcare industry has been great for the city, but it looks like there’s one thing that might not be so great: Employers not...

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  • tallahassee
  • Nov 2, 2016

How Fort Lauderdale Workers Miss Out on Wages

Fort Lauderdale has a diverse economy, and wage theft disputes can pop up anywhere. One recently filed case highlights some common wage theft problems some...

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  • fort-lauderdale
  • Nov 1, 2016

Here Are Ways Workers Lose Out on Their Wages

On Oct. 27, the New York City Council unanimously passed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act to protect freelancers from wage theft. The first-of-its-kind law puts...

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  • new-york
  • Oct 31, 2016

Ways Banks Prevent Workers from Getting Overtime — and What You Can Do About It

After the revelation that employees at Wells Fargo opened two million bogus accounts and credit cards to meet sales quotas, eight senators are calling for...

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  • Sep 23, 2016

Workplace Retaliation: The Most Common Forms You Should be Aware of

When employees make a valid complaint about discrimination to their employers, there are laws in place to protect them from retaliation. While some forms of...

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  • Sep 16, 2016