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A Primer for Employers: Recognizing and Stopping Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Most employers know that both federal and state law prohibit discrimination against persons on the basis of or on account of their gender.  This is called sex discrimination, and is expressly prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and various state anti-discrimination laws such as the Florida Civil Rights […]

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Employment Law Update: Federal Contractors Need to Be Mindful of Government Contract Compliance

Government contracts, unlike commercial transactions, are highly regulated. Unlike most commercial transactions, government contracts are highly regulated and have serious consequences for contractors who do not comply with the complex and changing rules of doing business with the government. It is therefore imperative that government contractors and other employers who do business with the federal […]

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Employers Faced with Potential Overtime Dilemma

The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law which requires private-sector employers to pay time-and-a-half to hourly employees who work overtime. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill that would give employees who work long hours more time off, but at the expense of their present unwaivable […]

Trimming Expansion Plans Due to New Labor Laws

New labor laws are going to be going into effect and due to these new laws, many of the larger companies are considering trimming their expansion plans due to them. The changes might also mean that local franchisers might also be pulled from the books and turned into local labor areas, causing even more disputes […]

Bosco’s in Anchorage Has Been Cited for Child Labor Laws

Child labor laws have been around for quite some time, and this is causing a lot of issues within the area for those that may not be using them and squeezing out the most without actually following them. Bosco’s in Anchorage is one of the next ones on the radar when it comes to being […]

Divisive Labor Law is Pushed Through Parliament in France

News Abroad: France is seeing some changes come their way through their parliament in France this year. This is something that is hoping to make way throughout the entire country and provide everyone with a different type of change. The law is going to be one that is provided to those that own the businesses […]

Florida Labor Laws

Labor laws vary from state to state. There are, however, some federal laws that all states must adhere to.  To learn about some labor laws that are specific to Florida, keep reading. Florida has a minimum wage of $8.05.  That may not sound like very much when compared to the highest minimum wage, which is […]

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