Category: Employment Law

Do Companies Have to Pay Out PTO in Florida

Some people new to the workforce in Florida are surprised to learn their employer doesn’t provide paid time off (PTO). Many workers who have paid time off are surprised to learn that private employers are not required to pay for any accrued vacation time or accrued sick leave. On the other hand, if your employer […]

omprehensive Guide to Workplace Safety Regulations in Florida

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH) requires employers to provide a safe workplace free from hazards that could result in death or serious physical harm to their employees. Employees also have the right to file complaints about safety hazards, ask inspectors to visit the job site, and make reports without fear of retaliation. […]

remote worker on their computer

With the increased popularity of remote work and other forms of telecommuting in Florida, it is important for Floridians who work from home to understand what rights they have as employees under federal, state, and local laws. Regardless of whether an employer intentionally mistreats a remote worker, violating laws that apply to remote workers should […]

whistleblower retaliation at work

Florida law protects employees who come forward to report violations of law by public and private employers or independent contractors that create a substantial and specific danger to the public’s health, safety, or welfare. The Florida Whistleblower law makes it illegal to retaliate against an employee or contractor who reports public corruption or illegal or […]