Readers of this blog should be aware that workers in Florida and all across the U.S. have rights that need protection. These rights ensure we are treated and compensated fairly.
Every person should know that discrimination in the workplace is illegal. However, it is often difficult to actually identify acts of discrimination and unless you are the victim, you might find it easy to look the other way or even support discriminatory behavior.
If you think you are a victim of employment discrimination, there are specific steps you need to take to report the issue and, if necessary, file a discrimination lawsuit.
Florida employees are protected by a number of state and federal laws. These laws are complex, but basically they are in place to preserve the rights of workers and make sure they are safe, fairly compensated and treated equally.
Discrimination is a degrading experience. When it occurs on the job, it is also a violation of state and federal law. However, not all conduct that seems unfair may be considered employment discrimination by a court.
There has been a lot of discussion and news about minimum wage changes recently. States across the U.S. have raised minimum wages while politicians butt heads over whether or not to increase the federal limit.