Labor And Employment (page 5)
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- Jan 11, 2010
Wage and Hour Trends
Our department as a whole has seen certain trends develop during these hard economic times- In recognition of these trends, we currently are pursuing numerous...
- Dec 9, 2009
As 2009 continues to wind down, I continue to spend time looking at the most common industries that repeatedly violated the wage and hour laws...
- Dec 9, 2009