Monthly Archives: June 2013

Supreme Court Clarifies Employer Liability for Workplace Harassment by Supervisors

Every Florida business with 15 or more employees is subject to federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964 prohibits a covered employer from discriminating against any employee or potential employee “with respect to his … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Cites Movie Studio for Illegal Use of Unpaid Interns

Unpaid internships can be a valuable way for students and entry-level applicants to gain valuable job experience in a given industry. But Florida businesses must be careful when working with interns. There’s a critical distinction between interns—who are exempt from … Continue reading

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How Will Divorce Affect My Small Business?

Running a Florida retail business can be stressful enough when your personal life is tranquil. But if you’re going through a contested divorce, there’s the added stress of a potential division of marital property which can affect your business and … Continue reading

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Paying for “Reemployment Assistance” in Florida

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida’s unemployment rate as of April 2013 was 7.2%, a significant decline from more than 11% just three years earlier. These improved numbers are reflected in the State of Florida’s recent repayment … Continue reading

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