Employee Rights

Forced to Quit: Do You Qualify for a Constructive Discharge?

November 25, 2019
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

November 17, 2019
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...

Florida Whistleblower Protection Act: What You Should Know

October 23, 2019
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...

PRESS: Former nurse sues St. Joseph’s Hospital

September 10, 2019
At FGBO Law - We Fight For Your Rights 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 C...

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