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Once the charge is filed, the EEOC has up to 180 days to investigate the charge, but they can also issue a Notice of Right to Sue before that time. Once the Notice of Right to Sue is issued you only have 90 days to actually file a lawsuit or the claim will be… Read More »
Do I have to file anything with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and if so, how long do I have to do so?
Depending on the type of claim and basis for the claim, often it does require an administrative charge and supporting affidavit be filed with the EEOC. The charge should also be dual filed with the Florida state agency, the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR). Although the time limitations vary depending on the claim,… Read More »
There are both federal and state laws that protect employees from discriminatory employment decisions which are based on race, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability. There are also statutes that prevent retaliation in connection with an employee reporting illegal activities, filing a workers’ compensation claim, attending jury duty, requiring child support deductions from… Read More »
In Florida the answer is yes, unless you have a contract that says otherwise. Employees in Florida are generally “at will” employees, which means an employer has the right to fire you at any time, for any reason, as long as the reason is not an illegal reason.
In the State of Florida, employees are generally employed on an “at will” basis, which means an employer has the right to terminate your employment at any time, for any reason, as long as the reason is not an illegal reason. As most of us are aware, illegal reasons often involve decisions based on… Read More »
In Florida, we have a no-fault system of insurance. What this means is that if you get into an accident and incur damage to your car and/or injuries, the payment for these comes from your own insurance, rather than the person at fault. However, if you are injured severely and exceed your personal limits,… Read More »
When you’ve been involved in an auto accident in Tampa or any other Florida city, it can be seriously stressful. Unfortunately, oftentimes car repairs and medical bills aren’t the only expenses incurred, and sometimes you may receive a traffic ticket as well, even if you’re not at fault for the accident. Thankfully, getting a… Read More »
Even if you haven’t been in an auto accident before, you doubtless have heard stories about dealing with insurance companies following a crash. Insurance companies are inherently skeptical of claims, and to a certain extent, they should be, since many unscrupulous people will try to take advantage of the situation. As for-profit groups, insurance… Read More »
When you’re on vacation, taking a work trip, or visiting loved ones out of town, the last thing you’re thinking about is a car crash. Unfortunately, these accidents can and do occur even when people are away from home, and this aspect adds even more confusion to an already difficult situation. Before even considering… Read More »
Unless you go to court to contest the ticket and win, you can’t get out of the fine. But, depending on the violation and the circumstances, you may be able to attend traffic school to avoid points and even to lower the fine. Look on the back of your ticket for ways to resolve… Read More »