Does an Employer have to Pay Overtime after 40 Hours?
Does an Employer have to Pay Overtime after 40 Hours?

Overtime is a hot-button issue with employers demanding more out of their employees than at any other time. They want longer shifts and more hours per week. This is leading some employees to demand fair wages and hours. Many employees...

Can “Quiet Quitting” Get Me Disciplined or Fired?
Can “Quiet Quitting” Get Me Disciplined or Fired?

Can Quiet Quitting Get Me Disciplined? Could Quiet Quitting Lead to Quiet Firing? There’s a popular term that’s really just a massive misnomer – “quiet quitting.” This popular talking point has been all over the news recently, and it centers...

How to Win an Unemployment Appeal in Florida
How to Win an Unemployment Appeal in Florida

In Florida (as in all other states), workers can submit an appeal if they are denied unemployment benefits. The DEO – Department of Economic Opportunity – is responsible for administering Florida’s unemployment insurance program. If you are turned down or...

Restaurant Owners May Count Service Charges As Wages, Not Tips, for Servers
Restaurant Owners May Count Service Charges As Wages, Not Tips, for Servers

When a restaurant places fixed service charges on a customer’s bill, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in March 2022 that the restaurant can distribute these service charges to employees, including wait staff, and use the disbursement to offset...

Stand Up to Workplace Discrimination
Stand Up to Workplace Discrimination

There’s no place in any workplace for discrimination. We all deserve an equal and just opportunity to pursue our dreams and see the fruits of our labor regardless of race, skin color, religion, sex, gender, pregnancy, nationality, age, disability, or...

How to Get the Salary You Deserve
How to Get the Salary You Deserve

You should be paid what you deserve. End of story. Read that first sentence again, because we want to help you make sure you’re getting the wages you deserve. We’ve previously talked about how to know if you’re underpaid, but...