Aug. 21, 2021 (Florida). A large government employer this week agreed to settle our client’s discrimination case, bringing a three-year battle to an end. Our client, who asked that her identity and the terms of settlement remain confidential, was beyond… Read More ›
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Can You Record Conversations At Work?
With recording devices becoming increasingly common (and concealable), more employees than ever are recording conversations with bosses and coworkers in order to capture misconduct that would otherwise be impossible to prove. The question we often get is, “Is it legal… Read More ›
Need Quick Answers About Your Job Rights? We’ll Answer Them. Free.
We’re one of the busiest and most successful employee-rights firms in the country. We know that employees don’t need to hire us for everything that comes up. Sometimes they just have some quick questions and they need quick answers. What… 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 ›
Agency Must Pay $85,000 to Officer Who Refused to Overlook Offenses by Prominent Citizens
A small-town Georgia police department has agreed to pay $85,000 to an officer that it pressured to ignore traffic offenses by local politicians and doctors. After the officer refused to treat “elite” residents more favorably than ordinary citizens, the… Read More ›
Employer Pays $100,000 for Failing to Explain FMLA Rights to Sick Employee
The Orange County, Florida Tax Collector’s Office agreed to pay $100,000 today to settle a claim by our client, Millie Perez-Davis, that its managers failed to tell her that she could take medical leave when she became ill in the… Read More ›
How Do Employers Cheat You On Payday? Let Us Count The Ways.
What’s the most common violation of employee rights we see on a day-to-day basis? Without question, it’s the failure of employers to properly pay employees. This is true whether the employer is a mom-and-pop corner store or one of the… Read More ›
How Would You Rate Your Boss on Yelp?
I had breakfast at a super busy restaurant near Broadway in New York City this morning and noticed a flood of waiters and waitresses coming out of the back all at once. I asked mine, a wonderful young woman… Read More ›
Jim Garrity Recovers $400,000 for High School Principal
A high school voted yesterday to approve a $400,000 settlement in a discrimination lawsuit we filed against it on behalf of the school’s former principal, Michelle Gainer. The settlement brings to a close a two-year saga that began when… Read More ›
Now’s a Great Time to Ask for a Raise. Here’s How.
Early January is often an excellent time to ask your employer for a pay increase. It’s the start of a new year, everyone’s in a good mood and in many work places the stats for measuring employee performance are starting… Read More ›