A federal jury awarded our 63-yr old client $300,000 in a federal age discrimination this past Friday, January 26, 2018, answering without hesitation “Yes” to the verdict question “Did the Defendant fire Mr. Young because of his age?” The jury… Read More ›
Final Award to Our Whistleblower Client Hits $1.34 Million After March 2016 Verdict
(July 13, 2016). The City of Tallahassee City Commission approved a final payment of $1.34 million to our firefighter client following a $850,000.00 verdict in March 2016 in his favor at trial. Our client was severely harassed, and then fired,… Read More ›
Florida Department of Transportation Agrees to Pay $75,000 to Settle Workplace Assault Case
(June 10, 2016) The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) agreed today to pay $75,000 to a woman assaulted at one of its I-10 weigh stations by a male FDOT employee. The lawsuit, which I filed on behalf of… Read More ›
BREAKING: Florida Prison Chief Imposes Severe Personal-Conduct Standard on Employees
The Florida Department of Corrections’ Secretary, Michael D. Crews, sent a memo today to “DCAll”- the designation for a mass email to all 23,000 employees – announcing a new, take-no-prisoners policy on employee conduct. Crews says that,… Read More ›
Almost Eligible For FMLA Leave? Put Your Request In Now
Have you been on the job for less than a year, but know you’re going to need FMLA leave as soon as you qualify for it (i.e., once you’ve been employed for a total of at least a year, and… Read More ›
Is Your Former Employer Giving You Bad Job References?
In a tough job market, it’s more important than ever to know what your former employers are saying about you. When prospective employers call about you, what are they being told? Do you know? If you’re being bad-mouthed, what can… Read More ›
Employer Cutting Your Time, Or Asking You To Work Off The Clock?
Does your employer “shave” your time – cut it, edit the time record in the computer to lower your hours worked, or require you to work off the clock? It’s all illegal. Employers MUST pay you for every hour worked…. Read More ›