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Author: Kimbrell Hines

EEOC Increases Penalty for Failure to Post “EEO Is the Law” Poster

September 15, 2021 Labor & Employment Blog

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces several civil rights statutes that require an employer to post a notice describing the federal laws prohibiting discrimination such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA). Recently,…

Stop Horsin’ Around and Use a Waiver

April 4, 2021 Equine

Although frequently used, many horse owners and professionals remain unaware their liability waivers would not protect them from a lawsuit. Often horse persons and professionals treat waivers as a mere formality and remain unsure of their effectiveness. Since not all waivers are useful, you may be wondering whether your program…

Florida Raises Minimum Wage

December 14, 2020 Wage and Hour

Effective January 1, 2021, Florida’s minimum wage rate will increase from $8.56 per hour to $8.65 per hour. Florida’s minimum wage law applies to all employees in the state of Florida who are covered by the federal minimum wage law. For “tipped employees” who meet eligibility requirements for the tip…