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Employment Law Newsletter

The Impact of Changes to Florida’s Unemployment Compensation Laws on Employers

Date Published: 2009-07-27 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn Download Article: Impact of Changes to FL Unemployment Compensation Laws The recent economic downturn and corresponding rise in the number of unemployed individuals in Florida has put a strain on the funds available for unemployment compensation for those workers laid off through no

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Date Published: 2009-03-01 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn Article Download: American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009   This article provides an overview only of the monetary assistance available to individuals who find themselves unemployed due to no fault of their own in connection with maintaining their health insurance through COBRA1. Effective

Mandatory Paid Leave Benefits May Be On The Horizon For Private Sector Employers in Florida

Date Published: 2009-05-27 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn Click to Download Article: Mandatory Paid Leave Benefits Private Sector Employers Currently, private sector employers in the State of Florida have no obligation to offer paid leave benefits. The obligation to provide paid sick or vacation leave benefits to employees in

Contracting with the Federal Government, Social Security Numbers and e-Verify: What You Need to Know

Date Published: 2009-09-28 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn View the article here: Contracting with Federal Government, Social Security Numbers and E-Verify On September 8, 2009, a new social security number verification requirement went into effect.  The rule requires contractors and employers that contract with the federal government or respond to