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Vicarious Liability in Florida: When are You Liable for Your Employee’s Actions?

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

It’s widely known that there are cases where you as the employer can be held responsible for your employee’s actions while they are on the clock. However, there may be select scenarios where you could be held liable even if the act happened outside of their normal job duties. The legal theory of vicarious… Read More »

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Defending Florida Unpaid Wage and Overtime Pay Claims

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

There are both federal and state laws that require an employer to adhere to certain guidelines when it comes to overtime pay and minimum wage. It’s imperative that as the employer, you keep detailed records on all employees, which includes: Compensation Hours worked Vacation days, holidays, etc. Meal and break times Sick days Unfortunately,… Read More »

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How EEOC Claims Negatively Affect an Employer

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

As an employer, you are prohibited from discriminating against employees based on factors like ethnicity, sex, disability, age, and more. When an employee feels there has been some type of discrimination, they may file a complaint, known as a Charge of Discrimination, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Even if the claims prove to… Read More »

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5 Mistakes Employers Make Before Even Interviewing a Candidate

By Pincus & Currier LLP |

You may assume mistakes in an interview are limited to the prospective employee; however, the truth is, many employers make their share of mistakes when it comes to interviewing someone for a position. When you have a small business, a mistake can be amplified since the owner is also acting as a hiring manager,… Read More »

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