Florida Injury and Employment Attorneys

Month: November 2018

How to Deal With a Difficult Boss

November 13, 2018
Your odds of encountering at least one “jerk boss” are high as a hardworking Florida employee. Whether you end up with the boss that forces you to answer work-related phone calls after hours or the boss that berates you in front of your fellow employees, you aren’t alone in your struggle. In fact, bad bosses are so common there are laws in place to protect employees ...

Beware of these 6 Employees in Every Office

Your place of employment can sometimes feel like a battlefield. You may have certain coworkers you strictly avoid, while others you pair up with at the first opportunity. Then, there are coworkers that fall somewhere in the middle: they may seem friendly, when really they can be just that. Here are six common types of workplace personalities that may wreak havoc for you...

Can You Get Fired for Calling in Sick in Florida?

Dealing with a serious illness that forces you to take leave from work is bad enough. Receiving a phone call from your boss telling you not to bother coming back at all can make things worse. Unfortunately, in Florida, your employer may have the right to fire you for calling in sick. No law forces employers to give employees paid or unpaid sick leave. Your employer may gra...

Can I get fired in Florida for No reason?

When you go to work for a company in Florida, you may assume you have a reasonable amount of job security. For example, you may think your employer needs just cause to fire you, and if that happens, he or she must at least give you some type of severance package. Unfortunately, neither of these assumptions are true. Florida is an at-will state, meaning employers have the r...

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