Google is one of the most well known tech companies in the world. It is an industry leader that sets the bar when it comes to internet, software and technology solutions and products. However, according to recent claims by former employees, Google may be setting the bar in less impressive ways as well.
Taking time away from work to care for yourself or a family member shouldn't have to be a decision that leaves you choosing between your loved ones or your medical needs and your ability to earn a living. This is why the Family and Medical Leave Act exists. It gives you the option to take leave for certain reasons without losing your job.
Sometimes people need to take time off from work to deal with a serious medical condition or to care for a family member who is seriously ill. However, many workers fear they will put their jobs at risk if they do so.
If you are a non-exempt worker in Florida, you are entitled to receive overtime pay for any hours in excess of 40 that you work in a regular workweek. This means that you should receive time-and-a-half pay for every hour starting with that forty-first hour.
If you are an employee involved in a dispute with your employer, it is not unusual for you to feel intimidated or bullied into just accepting what your employer has to say. You might be told you have no options, or that any action you take to address the situation will cost you your job or end up costing you more money than you have.