Avoiding Retaliation Claims
A Florida employee who engages in activities protected by law or who reports labor law violations by their employer is protected from termination under both federal and state law. Any adverse action taken by an employer towards an employee is considered retaliation. Some adverse actions that could be considered as retaliation are harassment that persists, poor performance […]
Exit Interviews – An Important but Often Overlooked Management Procedure by Companies
Employers are aware that firing an employee is a sensitive matter that must be handled with care. You, as an employer, are obligated to continue protecting employees’ rights even after an employee has resigned, retired, or been terminated. But you need to safeguard the company as well. The exit interview is a practice that some […]
Preventing Age Discrimination at the Workplace
Employees who are of the age 40 and above are protected by the Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“the Act”), but that doesn’t mean they’re immune to bias and discrimination because of their age. Also, not all age groups who may be subject to age discrimination, stereotyping, or practices are included by the Act. Your […]
Requiring Employees to Work from Home
Many of the businesses in such businesses decided to adopt a permanent work-from-home policy — here’s what business owners need to know.
Work Holiday Parties: Tips for Employers to Reduce Liability
The most delightful time of the year has finally here – the holiday season! Are you getting ready to host an office holiday party like many other companies this season? Holiday parties are a great way to build morale among workers and foster a positive company culture. However, business owners also need to be aware […]
Shareholders Agreement: What if you don’t have one?
Shareholders’ Agreements are vital to the success of any multi-owner corporation.