Unemployment benefits (also called reemployment assistance) in Florida are for more than just workers who are laid off from their jobs. Can you collect unemployment insurance benefits if you quit in Florida? Yes, you can, but you must fulfill several eligibility requirements and have a strong argument in your favor before [...]
Non-Solicitation agreements are contractual clauses companies sometimes require their employees to sign to protect business interests and foster a competitive business environment. When this happens in Florida, employees often want to know, Are non-solicitation agreements valid? Generally, when it comes to a non-solicitation clause, valid agreements are based on an employer’s [...]
Many employees receive a severance package when they are terminated from their position. Severance packages can soften the blow of losing a job and provide much-needed financial support when transitioning into a new role. You may be left wondering, Can I sue if I signed a severance agreement? This article may [...]
Losing your job can be extremely stressful and lead to uncertain financial times for you and your family. However, a severance package can ease the financial burden that losing your job can bring. If you believe you have been wrongfully denied a severance package, we want you to know that Brenton [...]
Nobody wants a legal battle with an employer but sometimes it is the only way to receive justice for an unfair employment situation. A surprising number of employers in Florida fail to understand the local employment laws and don’t live up to their obligations towards employees. These rules exist to maintain a safe and fair environment for everyone and they change frequently as employment law evolves. Disregarding them can lead to legal disputes over common workplace issues that could be avoided. Understanding the most frequent types of legal issues can help employers avoid problems and employees understand what their legal rights are.