Under Florida law, private employers generally may require employees to be vaccinated as long as accommodations are made for disability or religious objections, as recently described by EEOC. Under federal law, there have been recent challenges under 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3, which addresses the...Read more »
I'm a 34 year-old African American, living in Pensacola FL. I recently applied for a job as a cashier at Dollar General. They were in desperate need of employees, even holding open interviews. I hit if off with the manager right away, and the interview was a complete success. She... Read more »
I was required to work 10 hours on the Monday following July forth. My days off are Sunday and Monday since I reglarly work Tuesday through Saturday.. The employer gave me Sunday and Tuesday off and Tuesday was holiday pay of 8 hours. This gives me a total of 50 hours which would mean 10 hours of... Read more »
Your employer is not required by law to offer any pay for vacation time, holiday time, or any other time during which you are not performing work. Thus, if your employer does offer paid time off, it can use the policy it establishes to do so, and the above pay policy you've described is permissible.
I made a mistake a used material that I thought was scrap. Boss saw it Nad sid it wasn't scrap. So he is deducting $500 from my paycheck. I told him that it illegal and he told me if I didn't and agree to it then I wax getting fired just because I told him it's illegal
1. I hope you learned that you were lucky when your boss decided to deduct the $500 instead of just terminating you. 2. And I hope you realize you should have agreed to pay for the expensive material you ruined because now you have no job.
The manager is now telling me to wait 2 more weeks which is now putting me in a bond purchasing my meds and getting to and from my new job is there something I can do not to mention I had fell 2 or 3 months ago and sprained my ankle bad and they won't even help with the medical bills
I don’t remember signing my workers compensation contract after the day I got out of the hospital. I was completely drugged up because I got ran over by a garbage truck. So that means that one of the workers compensation employees had to come by to get me sign their documents. Can I get out of... Read more »
You could certainly try. To have a valid contract, you cannot have an impairment causing you to lack the required capacity to enter into a legally-binding contract. Basically, you must be mentally competent, and being drugged up could possibly cause you to temporarily lose the necessary mental...Read more »
Asked for break to check blood pressure made to wait more than hr had to take a few hrs and 3 pills to bring down asked if I need to return to work they told me no stay home. Next morning was fired cause of health concerns
Although your health-related situation might afford you some protection in the workplace if all statutory requirements were met first, the facts as presented here do not appear to satisfy applicable law. Why?
1. Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means private employers are...Read more »
This refers to a private university with an enrollment of >15,000 students. Employees must give at least a full month's notice if they decide to leave and take a job somewhere else, instead of the traditional 2 weeks' notice. Employees who give 2 weeks' notice instead of a month... Read more »
(Please remember this advice and pass it along to all your friends):
1. Florida is an “at will” state, which means PRIVATE employers are free to recruit, hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire--and then rehire--employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at...Read more »
The company is an engineering consulting firm that works with medical device companies, including most of the big name medical device companies in the US. The noncompete says that during my employment and for 1 year after I cannot work for any Client of this company, any competitor or their... Read more »
Although Florida law allows most employers to use non-compete clauses in their employment agreements, the non-competes must be "reasonable" in scope. ("Scope" includes the kind of work, the distance and the time involved.)
For example, Florida employers cannot impose a...Read more »
The other day my stomach was hurting me and I text my boss about it and she text back and said I have to take some pain medicine and show up for my shift and there is no one to cover it and i have to be there even if it’s just until a next manager gets there
It depends on a number of different factors that are covered by Florida law…go on the FDLE website in the FAQ section. If you don’t find it there, consult with a local criminal lawyer (he/she may charge you a consultation fee).
I worked in a call center and got fired on the 18th from background noise , i asked can i hear the call and they stated it would be emailed to me but never was and i never received a separation letter from the job as well
Florida is an at-will employment state, meaning the employee or the employer can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason. Thus, your employer is not required to give you a reason for your termination or notification of your termination via a separation letter. However,...Read more »
There’s ways to get around Workers Comp. If you can prove your case. Are you able to pursue a regular lawsuit instead of settling for worker’s compensation if the driver of the vehicle drug test came back positive for cocaine?
For purposes of this answer I am assuming that the driver that tested positive for cocaine was a coworker for the same company that you are employed with. In some instances you may be able to get around worker compensation immunity if the cocaine use caused the accident. If you did not actively...Read more »
I received a company letterhead, dated June 28th, that I would receive a pay-cut on July 28th. Surprise to me, the pay-cut had started today, despite the letterhead officially stating July 28th. Is there anything I can do about this?
I was required by my job to get an A.D.A. a few years ago and an update last year. I was contacted by HR and advised that they have lost my documenton possibly when transferring and are requesting I provide the information for a 3rd time. They have no idea what happened. Not advised it was a... Read more »
The company had made a policy regarding PTO. They do no pay it out if you leave or you’re fired. I had left (five weeks ago now) for what I thought was a better job opportunity, however it is not and I am looking to get reinstated by my former employer. There’s nothing in their policies... Read more »
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