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Has Your Employer Inquired About Your Relative’s Covid Test Results? They may have violated the law.

What is Happening in the Workplace Today with GINA? The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that a dermatology practice in Tampa, Florida violated the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). GINA is a law that prohibits employers from unlawfully probing into the genetic information of their employees, this includes asking about family health …

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Sexually Harassed? Get Your Day in Court as Mandatory Arbitration is Now Illegal

A new law now makes it illegal for an employer to force workers subjected to sexual harassment or sexual assault in the workplace to arbitrate their claims. On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act.  The law’s purpose is to prevent employers from …

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Minimum Wage is on the Rise Again – Happy New Year!

If you are paid the minimum wage, be sure to check your paychecks to make sure your employer is paying you the correct rate.  As of January 1, 2020, Florida’s minimum wage rate for non-tipped employees will increase from $8.46 per hour to $8.56 per hour—an increase of ten cents. The minimum wage rate for …

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