Labor And Employment (page 2)
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Sep 16, 2016
Kristen Bell’s "Pinksourcing" Video Says Women Don't Ask for Raises: Studies Show Otherwise
Kristen Bell spears the issue of the gender wage gap in her hilarious short “Pinksourcing” for The Huffington Post’s latest series, “Celebs Have Issues,” where...
- Sep 16, 2016
Kissimmee’s Most Common Wage Thieves
Over 800 hotel workers in the Central Florida area will be sharing roughly $133,000 in back wages after the Department of Labor discovered a Kissimmee-based...
- Sep 13, 2016
Overtime and Underpaid: Bankers Feeling the Same Pain as Fast-Food Workers
Although it may seem unlikely, white-collar bank employees and fast food workers have something big in common. Lately, it seems like there are regular reports...
- Sep 7, 2016