Employment

Category: Employment

Legislation Authorizes Paid Sick Leave for Workers Suffering from Coronavirus

New legislation passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic allows certain workers to receive paid sick leave even if their employer previously did not provide it. In March, the federal government enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This law assists employers that give their employees paid time off while suffering the effects of… Read More »

What Steps Should Employers Take to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

As COVID-19 has plagued the United States, business leaders in every industry have gotten a crash course in virus prevention measures. Unfortunately, for many, the information regarding best practices has been confusing or even contradictory. Whether you’re an employee, a manager or a business owner, it is critical to know about the steps that should… Read More »

Affordable Care Act requires Employer Notice to Employees of the New Health Insurance Marketplace by October 1, 2013

On October 1, 2013, all employers covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (generally, businesses that have at least one employee and at least $500,000 in annual dollar volume business) must provide written notice informing all employees about the health insurance exchanges and employees’ potential eligibility for premium tax credits, if the employer’s share of… Read More »

Seven Tips to Avoid Choosing a Bogus Employment Lawyer

Do your research. Draw from a number of trusted sources such as friends, family, and referrals from other attorneys when formulating a list of possible employment lawyers. Word of mouth and personal recommendations are powerful and influential sources of information. Consult different types of databases, such as Lawyers.com or Attorneys.com to gather information about a number… Read More »

Featherbedding And The National Labor Relations Act Of 1935

NLRA Overview The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) was passed in 1935 to promote the rights of workers and to encourage collective bargaining. The NLRA was amended in 1947 by the Taft-Hartley Act. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was created by Congress to enforce the NLRA. The NLRB may order violators of the NLRA… Read More »

Three Employment Laws Every Miami Employer Must Know

Every Miami employer should be aware of and in compliance with the following federal employment and anti-discrimination laws at all times: Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, sometimes known simply as Title VII, concerns the hiring process as well as day-to-day business operations.  According to Title… Read More »