Florida Questions and Answers

In the State of Florida, is there a law requiring an employer to allow a salaried employee to carry over PTO? Thanks!
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1 answer  |  asked Nov 28, 2017 1:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I am a medical provider who signed one of my patient's FLMA paperwork which was approved by her employer. She has notified now her employer is harassing her during her medical leave and asking her to agree to a demotion today or negative disciplinary info
I am a medical provider and signed FMLA paperwork for one of my patients. The employer approved her FLMA, but has been calling her and harassing her almost daily. Her employer called her today, asking...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 27, 2017 11:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

How do I get compisated for being in hospital then let go with no other position
Hi. In the past 3 weeks I was hospitalized for a week and sent home on bed rest for the next 2 weeks. I immediately told my manager when I was in the hospital sent him a Dr note and a release note whe...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 19, 2017 02:55 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Drug testing and consent
My predecessor conducted pre-employment drug screens without notification or a consent form signed. I hired 10-12 people in a very short time and did not test due not having forms in place. I have sin...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 4, 2017 09:12 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I was terminated yesterday for not reporting to work while under doctors orders to remain off of work until Sept. 19th. My employer had the proper documentation from my doctor, as well as speaking to my doctor over the phone. I was still terminated?
I was order off of work from Sept 8 through Sept 18th by my doctor. My employer was notified, and given the proper doctors statement. Upon returning to work, i was fired for no call...no show. Is this...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 20, 2017 2:38 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Is a non compete enforceable if it is sent via email, but never signed or agreed to via email?
I work as a 1099 contractor with a staffing agency and signed a work agreement a couple years ago that renews yearly that had a non-compete that I would not go work directly or indirectly with the cli...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 2, 2017 1:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

12 weeks pregnant, cashier, doctor requested no heavy lifting and sit breaks. Job won't accommodate and took me off schedule. What are my options? FL
Been with company 2 years, they suggest I apply for FMLA, but I can't afford to be without paycheck. Do not have disability insurance through my job but was a full time employee.
1 answer  |  asked Jul 2, 2017 1:11 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Am i held to a non-solicitation agreement if they sell my company?
Company sold my division / product offering due to the bank forcing the company into bankruptcy and selling my division as it is the cash cow of the company. I signed an NDA that has no mention of ass...
1 answer  |  asked May 18, 2017 09:39 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Is it discrimination if other people on a 3rd Shift get a shift differential and I don't. I am not black Hispanic or anything else I am a white male mid forties.
Is there anything I can do if I am on 3rd Shift and everyone gets a shift premium except me. I am a white male mid-forties. They say I make too much money per hour.
1 answer  |  asked May 15, 2017 12:23 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can employers erase earned vacation time?
My company never had a policy regarding vacation time- no caps, etc. We acquired another company and adopted a lot of their policies. Without notice, on Jan 1, they changed our vacation policy to a 12...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 11, 2017 3:18 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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