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Can I get fired in Florida for No reason?

November 13, 2018
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 Read More

Can My Employer Fire Me for Smoking Marijuana in Florida?

October 11, 2018
Marijuana laws have changed drastically throughout the country in the past several years, and many people are attempting to reconcile state laws with the federal government’s Schedule I classification of marijuana and employee codes of conduct for various employers. Some Florida residents may wonder if they can lose their jobs for legally consuming cannabis with a valid ...

8 Workplace Rights Employers Might Not Tell You

The vast majority of employment in the United States occurs on an at-will basis. This means that unless a specific contract exists stating otherwise, an employee can leave a job at any time for any reason at all or for no reason, and employers have the right to fire employees for any legal reason or no reason at all. Specific employees’ contracts, written promises, and e...

How Do You File a Complaint Against Your Employer?

Many federal and state laws are in place to protect the rights of American workers, and some employees find themselves in situations requiring legal action against an employer. If you suffered an injury due to a negligent employer or need to report a compliance violation or workplace misconduct, it’s essential to know how to navigate these processes. If an employer’s ...

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