Sexual Harassment: What Are the Right Steps for Employers and Employees?
The following article appeared in the November 2017 South Florida Legal Guide. Employers should have a written policy that defines and prohibits... Learn More
Harassment by Non-Employees is Still Harassment
Recently I gave a seminar to a group of managers employed by one of my corporate clients and informed them that the... Learn More
Drug and Alcohol Testing Under Florida Law
In Florida, private sector employers are neither required nor prohibited from requiring employees to undergo drug and alcohol testing. Florida has a... Learn More
Can Employers Impose Dress Codes and Appearance Standards?
Florida law does not expressly regulate private employers’ imposition of dress codes or personal appearance standards in the workplace. But certain limitations... Learn More
Employers, Don’t Forget The EEOC Carve-Out In Your Mandatory Arbitration Agreement
This blog post originally appeared in Forbes.com. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission likes to protect its turf. While the EEOC files relatively... Learn More
Actionable Discrimination is not Always Intentional
Pepsi Beverages recently settled a matter with the federal government for $3.13 million which serves as a reminder that not all issues... Learn More
Transgender Individuals Can Bring Claims of Sex Discrimination
In what appears to be a continuing trend, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers the states of Florida, Georgia, and... Learn More
What Patricia Arquette Failed to Say About Equal Pay for Women
What reasonable person would disagree with Patricia Arquette’s statement at the Academy Awards that “It’s our time to have wage equality once... Learn More