Many employers still have not taken action to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus. Nor have they developed policies to allow employees to work from home in order to avoid exposure. Here are five questions we recommend you ask… Read More ›
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Does Your Employer Have a Coronavirus Plan?
We are getting a flood of calls from worried employees about the risk of catching the coronavirus (COVID-19) n the workplace. Two questions come up over and over: What should my employer be doing? What should I do? What Your… Read More ›
County to Pay Parks Employee $100,000 to Settle Age Case
Bay County, Florida – the home of spring break mecca Panama City Beach – agreed last night to pay $100,000 to resolve a claim of age discrimination by our client, a 62-year old parks worker who unsuccessfully sought a… Read More ›
Lawsuit: School Bus Driver Sexually Harassed by Supervisor [Graphic]
A new lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity against the Leon County, Florida School Board today alleges that a school bus driver was repeatedly sexually harassed by her male supervisor, and became the target of retaliation by other supervisors for reporting… Read More ›
Jury Finds Large Health Insurer Guilty of Age Discrimination
TALLAHASSEE, FL (August 15, 2017). A jury of six men and women ruled today that one of Florida’s largest health insurers committed age discrimination by denying my client, a heavily-experienced optometrist, a promotion to a senior management position. He was… Read More ›
Can You Take Workplace Documents to Help Prove Your Case?
The short answer is, talk to an expert in employment law before you copy, forward or remove anything from the workplace to support your current or future claim against your employer. A Kia Motors employee in Georgia with a pending… Read More ›
Want the Ultimate Career Credential? Write a Book. (Here’s How.)
In a recent post I suggested you boost your credentials by taking several of the free online courses now available through elite institutions like Harvard, MIT and Stanford. Sites like Coursera.com offer huge catalogues of such classes. They’re heavy-hitter programs… Read More ›
It’s Time to Quit the Job You Hate.
In my work representing employees who’ve been cheated or mistreated by their employers, I see many wonderful people who’ve endured job-related abuse, harassment and discrimination for a long time. They suffered because they feared that leaving would leave them worse… Read More ›
“The Voice” Concept Comes to the Hiring Process
Hey, job seekers! Got a great voice? I hope so. A new software program now in use by many large employers – Marriott, Hyatt, Panera Bread, Jimmy John’s, and Labor Ready, to name a few – records your phoned answers… Read More ›
Jury: Yellow Cab Steered Riders Away from Its Black Cabbie, Awards Driver $250,000
A federal jury awarded our client, a black male cab driver for an affiliate of Yellow Cab, $250,000.00 late yesterday, after a jury ruled that the company steered riders away from our client because he is black. Marie A. Mattox… Read More ›