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Will I Ever Get Another Job if I Sue a Former Employer?

Employment laws protect the rights of employees. When those rights are violated, employees have the right to take legal action. Depending on the nature of the violation, they may be entitled to lost wages, compensation for emotional distress, and other remedies. Some employees are reluctant to pursue claims against a former employer because they worry [..]

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Saenz & Anderson Stands for Equality

By Tanesha Walls Blye, Esq. We are living in a historic time – what seems to be a much needed, well overdue, present day Civil Rights Movement. This movement is prompted by not just the recent murder of George Floyd, but the fact that the murder of unarmed Black people as consequence for some small [..]

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How to Complain to Your Employer While Still Employed

By Tanesha Walls Blye, Esq. Most employee handbooks encourage employees to speak to their employer about anything they feel is unfair or illegal. Typically, this is referred to in employee handbooks as an “Open Door Policy.” However, most employees are concerned that if they walk through this open door, pointing out the employer’s wrongful conduct, [..]

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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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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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Time and Time Again: The Final Rule on Overtime Pay

By Ilona Demenina Anderson What is overtime pay? Overtime pay is compensation received for hourly work performed that is beyond the minimum of 40 hours per week. It is computed at “time and a half” meaning, your hourly rate plus 50% comprises your overtime pay for every hour worked beyond 40 hours each week. Who gets [..]

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