Labor and Employment (page 1)


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Is It Legal When You Have To Work Through Lunch?

Many workers value the 30-minute or hour-long reprieve from their day when they can sit down and eat on a lunch break.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Mar 18, 2020
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Country Musician Martina McBride Found Liable for Employee Retaliation

In the ongoing quest to represent the people against the powerful, Morgan & Morgan’s employment law group — specifically attorney Brian Winfrey — has fought for a former employee of a country music star, Martina McBride, in Nashville. 

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Feb 18, 2020
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How Gig Economy Workers Might Be Underpaid — And What To Do

When you work for rideshare services and food delivery apps, you spend all day in your car completing trips. For some, it’s a part-time job, and for others, it’s their full-time gig. Either way, it’s an important source of income for them. 

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Feb 6, 2020
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Landmark Employment Rulings of 2019

This year has been a big one in the field of employment law. The courts have taken multiple opportunities to clarify some of the rules associated with the Fair Labor Standards Act, for example.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Dec 24, 2019
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Morgan & Morgan's Top Employment Moments in 2019

 

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Dec 20, 2019
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Is This Legal? A Quiz About Your Workplace Woes

Work can be unfair — and we know that. But sometimes, "unfair" crosses the line into "illegal." Do you know when an employer is acting illegally? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Dec 6, 2019
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10 Jobs Most Vulnerable to Wage Theft

Any worker in any industry can find themselves a victim of wage theft, regardless of their position, status, or employer. However, there are certain jobs where we see this happen with alarming frequency. 

  • Staff
  • Labor and Employment
  • Nov 19, 2019
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John Morgan Exceeds Signature Goal for $15 Minimum Wage

[Image from April 21, 2017, by Charlie Kaijo of the Tampa Bay Times]

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Nov 12, 2019
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Did Daylight Savings Time Affect Your Pay?

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Nov 8, 2019
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How USERRA Protects Veterans' Employment

Veterans work hard to serve their country. When they come home, their country should serve them. In part, that’s why USERRA exists.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Oct 30, 2019
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Walmart Might Be Discriminating Against Female Workers

Walmart is no stranger to lawsuits.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Sep 19, 2019
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Do Employees Need to Work During a Natural Disaster?

When there’s a natural disaster on the way — whether it’s a flood, blizzard, tornado, or hurricane — going into work might be your last thought. However, a lot of employees are called into work during perilous weather conditions.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Sep 6, 2019
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How Florida Teachers Are Cheated Out Of Their Bonuses

Today, Morgan & Morgan has filed a class action lawsuit

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Jul 16, 2019
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How Pizza Delivery Drivers Get Cheated Out of Wages

Anyone might be a pizza delivery driver — a teenager, a college student, a retiree. It could be a side gig or full-time work. And because pizza vendors are so varied, these employees might be treated and managed very differently.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • Jun 19, 2019
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How Day Rates Keep FedEx Drivers From Overtime

When you’re on the road, things happen. There’s a crash, or construction, or dangerous weather. What might be an 8-hour workday becomes a 10-hour day just like that.

But still, you’re paid the same.

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  • Labor and Employment
  • May 28, 2019