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Loss in the Time of Coronavirus: Evaluating WARN Obligations During a Pandemic

Featured Article
As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many businesses have been or will be forced to close operations...

A Whistleblower Hidden in Plain Sight:When Does an Employee Termination Risk a False Claims Act Filing?

Labor and Employment Law
Scenario One:[1] Sharon had been the new chief HR officer for just the last quarter at NewCo. Everything was going...

Unfair Labor Practices in Florida’s Public Sector Workplaces

Labor and Employment Law
Many attorneys, regardless of their practice area, will at some point in their career be faced with issues involving labor...

Protecting Goodwill as a Legitimate Business Interest in a Restrictive Covenant Enforcement Action

Labor and Employment Law
Given the proliferation of restrictive covenant agreements, practitioners in Florida are likely often confronted by prospective, current, and former employees...

Legal Challenges to Arbitration Awards: Part II

Labor and Employment Law
Part I of this article discussed the considerations that are taken into account where there is a contention of a...

Legal Challenges to Arbitration Awards: Part 1

Labor and Employment Law
Until the 1925 enactment of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. §§1-14, courts were reluctant to enforce contracts to...

Are Arbitration Agreements Necessary for Class-Action Waivers To Be Enforceable?

Labor and Employment Law
Much ink has recently been spent on the Supreme Court’s May 2018 decision on the enforceability of class-action waivers in...

Adverse Employment Actions Based on Associational Disability Discrimination

Labor and Employment Law
We have all heard the sayings about our choices, or lack thereof, of the people in our lives: “You can...

Mistakes Were Made: How Small Businesses Commonly Get Into Trouble with the Fair Labor Standards Act

Labor and Employment Law
Over my legal career, I have represented many small businesses. Very often, that representation becomes necessary after a business finds...

Focusing the Lens of Justice: The Implementation of Police Body Cameras Is a Management Right, Not a Mandatory Subject of Collective Bargaining

Labor and Employment Law
This article concerns police body cameras: what they are, why they are being used, who they impact, and what Florida...