The Legality of Monitoring Employee Emails in Florida
Generally speaking, the monitoring of employees’ emails on an employer’s own server is legal in Florida. Here’s why. Florida Law No Florida... 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
What Does Florida Law Say About Employee Surveillance and Searches?
The following is a discussion of the law in Florida on employee surveillance, monitoring, and searches, as it pertains to private-sector employers.... Learn More
A Kinder And Gentler Federal Court?
As we draw closer to the end of the Obama administration and the beginning of a new presidential administration, the question many... 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
Helpful Hints For Employees Experiencing Work-Related Issues
First and foremost, employees should familiarize themselves with their employee handbook and follow the steps in it, particularly complaint procedures. Too often,... Learn More
Employees Subjected to Domestic Violence Entitled to Leave From Work
Employees of companies who have 50 or more workers, and who have been employed for 3 or more months are entitled to take up to... Learn More
Have an Occupationally Safe and Retaliation-Free New Year
Whistleblower complaints under the Occupational Safety and Health Act are up 45% since 2005, according to statistics released by the Occupational Safety... Learn More
English-Only Policies in the Workplace: Are They Legal? Are They Smart?
As I cast my ballot in this year’s election – a ballot that in my home of Broward County, Florida is printed... Learn More