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Monthly Archives: January 2020

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Fighting Allegations of ADA Reasonable Accommodation Discrimination

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to make “reasonable accommodations” for employees with physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of their major life activities, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Employees with records of such impairments also qualify as having a disability, and may require reasonable… Read More »

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Florida Set to Increase its Minimum Wage

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

The Florida Minimum Wage Act applies to all employees in the state who are covered by federal minimum wage laws and requires the Department of Economic Opportunity to recalculate the minimum wage rate every year in September. These changes will have a direct and significant impact on employers across the state, so if you… Read More »

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Wage Recovery Under Federal Law

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

Employees who can prove that they are owed unpaid wages can seek recovery of those wages, in addition to punitive damages, by filing a claim in civil court. This can have devastating consequences for employers, many of whom are unaware of payment discrepancies due to payroll or record keeping errors, so if you have… Read More »

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Preventing Americans With Disabilities Act Claims

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) went into effect in 1990. The purpose of the ADA is to make available wide-ranging civil rights protections to those with disabilities.   The definition of a disability for the purpose of the ADA is any mental or physical impairment that puts substantial limitations on at least one significant… Read More »

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