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Category Archives: Employment Law

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Can You Require Your Employees To Get Vaccinated For COVID?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you are an employer in Florida, you may be thinking of requiring your employees to be vaccinated against COVID. However, there is a lot of confusion about whether this is legal and how it can be implemented. Here are some guidelines on Florida Law, related to the mandatory vaccination of employees. Employees Must… Read More »

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Can You Be Sued For Discrimination On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Most of us know that it is illegal to discriminate in the workplace based on gender, sex, race, religion, disability and a host of other factors. But what about gender identity, or sexuality? Can someone sue, saying they were fired, or that they weren’t hired, because they are LBGTQ? Harassment is Almost Always Illegal… Read More »

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HIV Discrimination In The Workplace

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

With the advent of new medicines and treatments, thankfully, HIV and AIDS is now treatable, allowing patients to live long, complete lives. However, that should not take away from the fact that HIV is still a recognized legal disability, and as such, employers need to be careful not to discriminate in the workplace against… Read More »

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FAQs About Your Business And Social Media

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Today, it is likely that your business has a social media presence, or that you, personally, have a social media site or page. Many people post on social media to promote their business, which is a good idea. However, many people are also unaware of the social media ramifications of some of the things… Read More »

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Google Accused Of Taking Advantage Of Attorney Client Privilege

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Most business owners know about attorney client privilege, and about how communications to your business or other type of attorney can never be revealed. But some businesses don’t understand the limitation of the privilege, and Google is now in trouble for allegedly trying to take advantage of it. Limitations to the Privilege Communication between… Read More »

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Court Says Restaurant Doesn’t Have To pay Mandatory “Service Fees” To Workers

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you own a business, and your employees are paid with tips, it’s important to know what is and what is not a tip. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) the distinction can be the difference between paying your employees correctly, or owing money to your employees for unpaid wages. Restaurant Says Service… Read More »

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Considerations For Remote Work Agreements

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When the pandemic subsided, many businesses opted to allow workers to continue to work from home. Many employers allowed this and carried on their normal business activities, without giving any thought to whether or not they may need remote work agreements. What is a Remote Work Agreement? A remote work agreement isn’t a new… Read More »

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Congress Ends Forced Arbitration In Sexual Harassment Cases

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

You probably know that there are a host of federal laws that prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace. That includes prohibitions on sexual harassment. Sexual harassment can lead to your business being sued under both sexual harassment laws, as well as being sued for intentional battery or assault. Using Arbitration In order to… Read More »

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Don’t Let Your Employee Handbook Become A Binding Contract

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As a general rule, it is a good idea to create and have an employee handbook and have employees agree to that handbook. The employee handbook clarifies everyone’s rights and responsibilities, and can protect you in the event an employee alleges that they were let go without reason. However, Florida is an at-will employment… Read More »

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Employer Who Paid Employee In Pennies Is Being Sued

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When you’re an employer, you probably know that not paying your employees will land you in trouble. But one employer is finding out that you can also get in trouble for how you pay your employees. Mechanic Employee Says He Wasn’t Paid The problem arose when an auto mechanic wasn’t getting paid and was… Read More »

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