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How Does Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act Protect You?

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) grants “protection to workers, families, and communities by requiring employers to provide notice 60 days in advance of covered plants closing and covered mass layoffs.” The WARN Act, enacted on August 4, 1988, and effective as of February 4, 1989, is administered by the U.S. Department […]

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Everything about The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal agency responsible for enforcing and administering civil rights laws that prohibit workplace discrimination. Federal laws enforced by this agency prohibit discriminatory practices towards job applicants or employees based on his or her color, race, religion, sex (including gender identity, pregnancy, and sexual orientation), age, disability, […]

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 […]

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 […]