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10 Common Questions About Wages, Hours, and Overtime

May 10, 2016
Have you ever looked at your paycheck (or that envelope of cash your employer pays you “under the table”) and thought, “This can’t be right”? Have you ever wondered whether your employer’s “no breaks” policy or other workday policy is legal? If so, you are not alone. As Tampa overtime lawyers, we regularly field questions from employees about wages, hours a...

Retaliation Protection & Workers Rights

April 5, 2016
Florida retaliation attorneys Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC point out that equal employment opportunity laws protect employees from unjust discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Employers are not legally allowed to punish employees for complaining about discrimination or acting in workplace investigations of such complaint...

What to Remember: Tips about FLSA

March 29, 2016
Our Orlando overtime attorneys remind clients of several key points when it comes to the Fair Labor Standards Act. FLSA sets minimum wage for all workers according to federal, state and local laws. As of July 24, 2009, nonexempt workers must be paid at least $7.25 per hour. If that employee works over time, then the employer must pay him or her at least one and one-half ti...

Criminal History and Employment Discrimination

March 15, 2016
Our Tampa work discrimination lawyers are sometimes asked whether employers are allowed to discriminate against people on the basis of their having criminal histories. If you have been charged with a crime, arrested for one or have a conviction in your past, you may have encountered problems with finding work. While no federal law prohibits employers from rejecting your a...

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