In a civil case, the burden of proof is always on the plaintiff. Proving an employment law claim can be more difficult than many other types of cases because the motivation of the employer is typically at issue. Consequently, your employment lawyers at Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC will require a thorough understanding of the facts you are alleging and the circumstances surrounding the events that led to your claim.
In Florida, most employment is regarded as “at will,” meaning that as an employee, you can be terminated at any time for any reason or for no reason. Similarly, employers have wide latitude in how they treat their employees. There are exceptions to the at-will doctrine, including if you were discriminated against, harassed, or retaliated against based on a category that is protected by state or federal law.
If you were terminated or experienced some other adverse consequence, your employment lawyers Tampa will ask questions such as:
In some instances, harassment can be the result of a single incident but more often is the product of numerous acts and a general atmosphere at work. In developing the necessary facts, you be may asked:
Not every adverse action at work is actionable, but if you believe you have been treated unfairly by your employer, it is important to understand your rights. Begin with a call to Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC, an employment lawyers Tampa group, at (727) 254-5255.
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