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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...

LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace: What Will the Future Hold?

Labor and Employment Law
In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Obergfell v. Hodges, 135 S. Ct. 2584 (2015), focused the national...

Medical Marijuana’s Effect on Employment Law: The Smoke is Clearing

Labor and Employment Law
After Amendment 2 to the Florida Constitution passed in November 2016, allowing qualified physicians to issue a physician certification for...

Enforcement of FDUTPA by Competitors: Did the Florida Legislature Create a Right Without A Remedy?

Labor and Employment Law
Since the 2001 amendment to the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA),1 which gave the green light to...

Police Body Cameras Part II: Will Body Cameras Improve Policing in Florida?

Labor and Employment Law
Part one of this article, in the December 2016 issue of the Journal, explored whether the growing use of police...

Emerging Protections for Nursing Mothers in the Workplace

Labor and Employment Law
Working parents unquestionably have numerous, and often competing, priorities to manage. While balancing the needs of their careers with familial...

Medical Marijuana’s Effect on Employment Law: The Highs, the Lows, and the Unanswered Questions

Labor and Employment Law
After a narrow defeat in 2014, Florida’s Amendment 2 cruised to a landslide victory in November, bringing Florida in line...

Will Police Body Cameras be a Mandatory Subject of Bargaining in Florida?

Labor and Employment Law
If you’re reading this only for a quick answer to the question in the title, I’ll spare your hand the...