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Employment Law Newsletter

Unpaid Wage Claims In Florida

Date Published: 2009-04-01 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn Article Download: Unpaid Wage Claims in Florida A recent decision issued by Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals1 is a powerful reminder to employers that former employees employed in Florida have a statutory right to recover unpaid wages separate and apart from

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

Record Keeping Requirements Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Date Published: 2009-10-21 Author: Christina Harris Schwinn Download Article: FLSA Record Keeping Requirements Originally Published by Lee Building Industry Association, www.bia.net. The Fair Labor Standards Act (“Act”) imposes a requirement on covered employers to maintain accurate records for each non-exempt worker employed by the employer. Generally speaking, a covered