Labor And Employment (page 5)
Drivers Are Uber Pissed
The sharing economy is seeing its prices slashed. Last week, Uber announced that it’s slashing its base fares, minimum fares, and per minute rates to...
- Feb 10, 2016
Fired Sheriff Strikes Back with $350k Lawsuit
The city of Melbourne was put under a spotlight last year when Brian Lock, a former police chief, sued the city after he was fired...
- Feb 4, 2016
Worker’s Compensation Opt-Out to Be Reconsidered in Tennessee
Tennessee is torn in two about the fate of the common man. Tennessee legislation will soon re-vote on a controversial bill that seeks to allow...
- Feb 2, 2016
What Business Owners and Employees Need to Do When Disaster Strikes
The immense impact of the Aliso Canyon gas well blowout on Porter Ranch and surrounding towns in California is finally being recognized nationwide, yet one...
- Jan 6, 2016
Workplace Abuse: Bullying is Not Just For Kids
Many of us associate bullying with schoolyard fights and childish name-calling. Bullying, however, is a pervasive problem beyond the schoolyard. It occurs among all age...
- Dec 21, 2015
Interns File Class Action Lawsuit Against Olsen Twins' Company
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s company, Dualstar Entertainment Group, allegedly failed to pay its interns. Dualstar, a licensing and manufacturing company, was founded by the now-29...
- Aug 28, 2015
The Most Common Forms of Wage Theft, and What You Can Do To Fight Back
Wage theft has become the scourge of the American workplace. Millions of people find themselves not getting paid for the actual number of hours they...
- Aug 24, 2015
Judge: Computer Sciences Did Not Pay Overseas Employee for All Hours Worked
Morgan & Morgan has obtained a judgment awarding $150,000 to a former employee of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in a breach of contract lawsuit. The...
- Jan 14, 2015
Tucker Byrd Represents Omni Healthcare, Doctors in Suit Vs. Health First
A new lawsuit filed against Health First, the company that runs both Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm Bay Hospital in Brevard County, alleges the...
- Oct 21, 2013
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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