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2019 Changes to Florida Drug Testing Laws

January 25, 2019
If you are an employee in Florida and your employer requires you to participate in regular drug testing, it is helpful to know your legal rights. On a federal level, certain limitations exist regarding drug testing. For example, the federal government requires drug testing for certain industries, including transportation, aviation, the Department of Defense, and more. For ...

Can My Employer Read My Slack Messages in 2019?

January 23, 2019
Slack is an extremely popular instant messaging application, ideal for the workplace. The program allows for easy organization of threads and message groups, quick collaboration on team projects, document sharing, private messaging and many more features. However, a recent change to the privacy policy will allow employers to access and read employees’ private messages ea...

Florida Minimum Wage Increases in 2019

January 21, 2019
With the New Year comes new legislation and rules that will go into effect starting January 1, 2019. Do you know what changes will impact you? One of the most anticipated in Florida is the increase in minimum wage. Residents throughout the state who earn minimum wage can expect their paychecks to be a little bigger this year, thanks to an existing Florida law that governs ...

Can I Be Fired for Going to Rehab in Florida?

January 10, 2019
Addiction can ruin or take a life. Rehab is often the only way toward a cure. Deciding whether to go to rehab for addiction treatment can be lifesaving and can be a benefit to finances and quality of life down the line. However, it is a difficult decision to make. One of the top reasons individuals who know they are suffering from addiction do not check into rehab is th...

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