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March 2018 Archives

What to Expect When Your Employee Is Expecting: How To Navigate Maternity Leave and Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Workplace discrimination is a serious allegation. As an employer, knowing what not to say in certain situations can save you a lot of problems. This is particularly important when dealing with an employee who is expecting.

Florida Teacher Unions Risk Decertification Under New Law

Some of Florida's teachers' unions may be in trouble. On March 11th, Governor Rick Scott signed into law H.B. 7055, which included a provision to allow for decertification of certain labor organizations based on the percentage of dues-paying members. The move brought objections from labor-union supporters but was hailed by the Governor and others as an effective move towards increasing transparency.

How To Delineate Workplace Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In today's litigious society, complaints of workplace bullying and harassment are on the rise. Harassment allegations must never be taken lightly, and any behavior that creates a toxic work environment should be addressed. However, not all harassing behavior creates a legally actionable offense.

How Will Florida's Medical Marijuana Laws Affect Employers?

Thanks to the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, passed in November of 2016, medical marijuana use is now legal in the state of Florida. This is considered a major victory for patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions, but it's also raised some concerns for Florida employers.

Employers Reminded That Non-Compete Agreements Must Be Reasonable To Be Enforceable

Non-compete agreements are standard practice in many businesses, but they may not provide as much protection as you think. In Florida, these agreements are usually only enforceable if they are considered reasonable in terms of the time period and geographical location covered, and the business has a statutorily protected legitimate business interest.

It Stops Here: Florida House Pushes Bill Cracking Down on Workplace Sexual Harassment

The state of Florida is poised to lead the way in halting workplace sexual misconduct. A recently-introduced bill promises Florida workers what House Speaker Richard Corcoran called "the strongest sexual harassment protections in the nation." If passed, the new laws could deem a single unwanted sexual advance as an actionable offense.

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