Category Archives: Business Litigation
Wage Theft In South Florida
When you accept a job, you assume that you’ll get paid fairly for your work. However, this is not always the case. Employers often engage in schemes to pay workers low wages. In some cases, employers may avoid paying workers altogether. This is called wage theft, and just like any type of theft, it’s… Read More »
Wage And Hour Laws For Hospitality Employers
Let’s face it — people work for one main reason: money. Employers may try to take advantage of this, but there are laws that need to be followed. The hospitality industry is a fast-paced industry that is prone to wage and hour disputes. The hospitality industry comprises four main sectors: travel and tourism, food… Read More »
Common Employment Law Issues
Going to work can be stressful, and not just because of rude customers and strict deadlines. Sometimes employers engage in illegal activities that can stress out workers, endanger them, and generally make their lives a living hell. When an employer breaks the law, they can not only face fines from regulating agencies, but they… Read More »
Florida Pastor Files Breach Of Contract Lawsuit Against Retirement Fund
If you have a pension, IRA, stock options, or any other type of retirement fund or benefit that you pay into through your place of work, you expect it to be there until you quit your job or retire. So when a pastor of a Florida church tried to withdraw money from his retirement… Read More »
What Is Age Discrimination In The Workplace?
It’s no secret that some employers prefer younger workers. Older workers can be set in their ways. They may be unwilling to learn new skills or technology. If they have been with the company for a long time, they may be earning some of the company’s highest salaries. Regardless of how an employer feels… Read More »
What Is Business Fraud?
People are often encouraged to engage in illegal behavior due to one thing: money. Everybody wants more money and it can be hard to make a decent living. That’s why many businesses turn to fraud. Many people trust the companies they do business with. And while most are honest, some are not. They will… Read More »
What To Look For In Vague Business Contracts
When it comes to agreements, details matter. When signing a contract, you want to ensure the terms are clear. When things are vague or unclear, it can cause frustration and even business disputes down the road. Don’t sign a contract unless you are clear on specific terms. Here are some vague business terms to… Read More »
What Is Employment Discrimination?
We all have the right to work regardless of what we look like, how old we are, or who we are attracted to. However, some employers engage in discrimination, treating employees inferior to others. They may deny these employees promotions or even demote them for some reason. While it’s acceptable to demote an employee… Read More »
Avoiding Debt Collectors: Options For Struggling Businesses
Many businesses are having trouble paying bills due to the coronavirus pandemic. The quarantines and lockdowns have caused businesses to suffer tremendously. Many have had to change their operations, lay off staff, shut down entirely and even file for bankruptcy. If you refuse to pay your bills, though, you could end up being harassed… Read More »
Wage Theft In Restaurants
Many people work long hours, only to not get paid the money they deserve. They are not paid for all the hours they work. They are paid below minimum wage. Their earned tips are stolen by their managers. This is called wage theft, a common practice in the restaurant industry, from fast food places… Read More »