Labor And Employment (page 5)

Morgan & Morgan Seeks Class Certification in Suit Against GA Strip Club

Earlier this month, Morgan & Morgan attorney Andrew Frisch filed a motion seeking conditional certification of class of at least 50 adult entertainers who were...

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  • Oct 9, 2013

Study: Florida Workers Earning Less Per Hour Than in 2000

The results of a new study have revealed Florida’s workforce is earning less per hour than they did in 2000. The study, done by the...

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  • Sep 3, 2013

Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?

Little is known about Edward Snowden. Last week, the former Hawaii-based CIA and international contract worker released a trove of classified documents on the National...

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  • Jun 13, 2013

What Family Members Are Covered under the FMLA?

Although many employees have heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), some may not understand the specific rights provided by this important federal...

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  • Apr 27, 2013

WARN Act Suit Filed Following Universal Health Care Layoffs

The attorneys at Morgan & Morgan have filed a putative class action lawsuit alleging that American Managed Care, LLC violated the WARN Act. The WARN...

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  • Apr 8, 2013

OSHA Orders Norfolk Southern to Pay Damages after Firing Injured Workers

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has been ordered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to pay $802,168 after being found...

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  • Jun 22, 2012

Scott Borders Recovers More Than $800,000 for Physician's Assistant

A Pasco jury awarded $820,000 to a Florida woman who claimed she was groped by Dr. Gunwant Dhaliwal as he provided training for her physician’s...

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  • Mar 27, 2012

Florida Crafting Statewide Wage Theft Law

Florida lawmakers, businesses, and low-wage workers have begun to work together to create a statewide law setting procedures for wage theft disputes. According to the...

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  • Jan 24, 2012

Workplace Class Action Bans Unlawful, Says NLRB

In a landmark decision certain to have far reaching implications in the private sector, the National Labor Relations Board (henceforth, NLRB) ruled last week in...

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  • Jan 11, 2012

Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 Introduced

It has become an increasingly common practice for employers to include “arbitration clauses” in employee contracts. Often, workers are not informed that such an agreement...

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  • May 31, 2011

UPS Driver Lawsuit Certified as Nationwide Class Action

On March 31, 2011, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Judge Lenard) entered an Order overruling UPS-SCS’ objections to certification...

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  • Apr 13, 2011

FLSA Retalition Case Going to the Supreme Court

Greetings all: We often get inquiries from our clients as to whether they should pursue a claim for wages because they fear retaliation by their...

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  • Mar 23, 2010

There is nothing to fear but fear itself.

Greetings clients, friends, followers, and newbies. I wanted to take a moment to discuss an important issue in the world of wage and hour law....

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  • Mar 4, 2010

Working Off The Clock: A True Story

Greetings again American Workers- A story with a purpose- I was eating at a national chain restaurant this past weekend with my lovely wife and...

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  • Jan 25, 2010

Collecting Unpaid Overtime Wages, Even If You Signed a Waiver

Boy is it cold here in Florida! Happy new year to all of you and hope you are settling back in to work for what...

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  • Jan 11, 2010