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Even an “At Will” Employee Has Rights

By Velasquez & Associates |

Most laypeople understand that Florida is an “at will” employment state, meaning that your boss or the company you work for does not need to have a valid reason—or any reason—to fire you from your job. This makes it hard to sue when you are fired. However, the fact that Florida is an “at… Read More »

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Court Rules LGBTQ Employees Have Protections in the Workplace

By Velasquez & Associates |

You probably know by now, just based on your experiences as an American, that discrimination in the workplace based on race, nationality or sex, is illegal. In fact, federal civil rights statutes allow employees and applicants to jobs to sue for money damages if they are victims of discrimination. Protection Based on Sex Part… Read More »

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Tipped Employees: Are You Being Paid Fairly?

By Velasquez & Associates |

You may already be aware that federal law requires most workers be paid for every hour that they work, and to be paid extra for working overtime. However, that rule applies a little bit differently if you are a worker that gets tips. If you are a worker that gets tips, you may be… Read More »

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Can I Be Fired or Let Go From Employment For No Reason?

By Velasquez & Associates |

A common question asked by Florida employees is whether they can be fired for any reason, or whether their employer has to have a good or valid reason for firing them. This is a broad question that often depends on the specifics of your situation, but a quick review of the relationship between an… Read More »

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