Month: November 2018

workplace romance

Can Employers Regulate Workplace Romance?

Workplace romance is an inevitable issue that comes up in any work environment, and it’s important for HR managers and employees to know and understand the employers’ policies and laws regulating this delicate topic. When relationships with coworkers don’t work out, both employers and employees may face problems that include potential sexual harassment or discrimination […]

Labor law

Restaurant Server Salary and Their Minimum Wage According to Labor Laws in Florida

As of January 1st, 2018, the hourly minimum wage for servers in Florida is $5.23 before tip income is included. Additionally, maximum tip credit against the minimum wage of $3.02 is allowed in the State of Florida. This practically means that you, as a “tipped worker,” are guaranteed the State of Florida minimum wage of […]

Hostile Work Environment Laws and Rights in Florida

A hostile work environment can be described as a setting that condones the inappropriate and uncomfortable behavior, policies and attitudes toward employees or coworkers. In Florida, a hostile work environment is considered a form of employee harassment, a charge with severe repercussions.   In order to be considered a hostile work environment against which an […]