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What Florida's ban on marital status discrimination means (and doesn't mean)

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2010

The Florida Civil Rights Act prohibits marital status discrimination in employment

Flirtation and brief touchings are not sexual harassment, Eleventh Circuit rules

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2009

When does flirtation and touching by a supervisor cross the line into sexual harassment in violation of Title VII?

Intrastate passenger trips can trigger FLSA's motor carrier exemption, rules Eleventh Circuit

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2010

Drivers who transport passengers from airports to locations within the same state can be subject to the FLSA’s motor carrier exemption, according to a recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Abel v. Southern Shuttle Services, Inc., Case No. 10-10659 (11th Cir., September 21, 2010

Does Dees v. Hydradry leave employers high and dry in FLSA settlements? (Part II)

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2010

When settling employment-related lawsuits, employers want peace as quickly, inexpensively, and painlessly as possible

Understanding Florida's workers' compensation retaliation statute

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2010

A plaintiff who alleges that his employer terminated his employment in retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim is entitled to proceed to trial, according to a recent decision by the Third District Court of Appeals, Ortega v. Engineering Systems Technology, Inc. (Fla. 3d DCA, January 20, 2010

Eleventh Circuit rules for employees on FLSA enterprise coverage

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

In an important decision that will affect countless numbers of small businesses in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals today rejected the arguments of several employers that they were not subject to "enterprise coverage" under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Does Dees v. Hydradry leave employers high and dry in FLSA settlements? (part I)

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2010

In Dees v. Hydradry, Case No. 8:09-cv-1405-T-23TBM (M.D. Fla., April 19, 2010), U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday issued a 29-page opinion that addresses the key issues pertaining to the settlement of FLSA cases in the Eleventh Circuit

SOX whistleblower must actually believe employer's conduct was illegal, says Eleventh Circuit

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

An employee claiming whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act must have actually believed that his company’s conduct was illegal in order to state a claim under the Act, according to a recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Gale v. U.S. Department of Labor, Case No. 08-14232 (11th Cir., June 25, 2010

Flirtation and brief touchings are not sexual harassment - or are they?

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2010

Is the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals going to reverse its decision in the controversial case of Corbitt v. Home Depot?

Admission of "no reasonable cause" determination reversible error, rules 4th DCA

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2009

A trial court's decision to admit into evidence a Broward County Civil Rights Division "no reasonable cause" determination was an abuse of discretion and constituted reversible error, according to a recent decision by the Fourth District Court of Appeals