Forced to Quit: Do you qualify for a Constructive Discharge?
Do you feel that you were forced to quit your job due to intolerable work conditions or treatment? Did you know that in some circumstances, a resignation could be treated the same as a termination? Your resignation under these types of situations is known as constructive discharge or constructive termination. Th...
Unemployment Benefits in Florida: A Step-by-Step Guide
You are eligible for unemployment compensation if you have been laid off from your job through no fault of your own. It is understandable that you probably have a lot of questions on how unemployment compensation works. Florida has specific rules about eligibility, benefit amounts, and earnings requirements. You may...
If an employer does something illegal or unsafe, including discrimination or neglecting to follow safety guidelines, an employee should report it. However, sometimes, employers retaliate against employees who make these types of claims. They may even fire the employee who filed the complaint. The Florida Whistleblower Act protects employees.
If you think you may be a vict...
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As Seen in the Tampa Bay Times on September 5, 2019.
Former nurse sues St. Joseph’s Hospital claiming unsafe staffing in emergency room
Marie David says she quit the hospital in May after taking her concerns to BayCare executives. The hospital disputes her account.
By Justine Griffin
Published Sep. 3
Updated Sep. 5