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Florida’s New Definition of Misconduct for Unemployment Insurance Compensation Purposes – A Change for the Better

Effective July 1, 2011, the Florida Legislature enacted amendments to Chapter 443 of the Florida Statutes governing unemployment compensation benefits and taxes.  Prior to the July 1, 2011 amendment, many employers complained about an employee being able to receive unemployment benefits even though the employee

News from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safey and Health Administration

Date Published: 2010-09-01 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn The Occupational Safety and Health Act (“Act”) requires employers to provide employees with a workplace that is safe from recognized hazards.  The type of industry determines what an employer must do to comply with the Act.  Construction industry employers should