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How Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Your Rights as an Employee?

By Ilona Demenina Anderson The rapidly spreading outbreak of COVID-19 has created stressful times for employers and employees alike. Businesses are being shuttered. Employees are being encouraged to work from home. Layoffs are likely to become widespread in the coming weeks. The reality is that nobody knows how long the pandemic will affect public health or [..]

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Labor Department Makes It Harder for Employees to Sue Joint Employers

By Ilona Demenina Anderson The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) administers the federal law that governs payment of overtime and minimum wage. Since employers have historically attempted to circumvent wage payment laws, the DOL has rules to administer the wage payment law. From time to time, it issues official interpretations of those rules to guide the [..]

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The Fight for Equal Pay in Florida

By Ilona Demenina Anderson While federal laws have long required men and women to receive equal pay for performing the same work, those laws have done little to narrow the wage gap between men and women. Statistics compiled by the American Association of University Women reveal that the median earnings of women who work full time [..]

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Saenz & Anderson, PLLC Obtains $21.5M Verdict Against Hilton

By Ilona Demenina Anderson As reported by  NBC News, USA Today, MSN.com, The Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel and other news outlets, Saenz & Anderson, PLLC’s founding partner Martin Saenz along with co-counsel Marc Brumer obtained a $21.5 million jury verdict on behalf of a Hilton employee in a religious discrimination case in the U.S. District Court for [..]

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Love on the Clock, Ain’t No Surprise

By Ilona Demenina Anderson With Valentine’s Day around the corner, this is a good time to put some spotlight on office romances and their possible legal repercussions. Falling in love with your coworker? Supervisor? Manager? Wonder no more. Humans fall in love with people who live or work near them, and with those who are available [..]

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