Florida Questions and Answers

exempt employee that works 50-55 hours a week has just been told to only put 40 hours a week on the time sheet. Is that right?
exempt employee that works 50-55 hours a week has just been told to only put 40 hours a week on the time sheet. Is that right? I do a lot of overnight travel and put 12 hours due to starting around 7 ...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 1, 2019 3:38 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I have unused PTO hours when I left the company. I was told that I will not be getting my PTO hours since I left without notice. Is this Florida law not to get paid for the unused PTO when I left ? Thanks
I want to know if there is unused PTO hours when I left the company, will I still get paid for that ? I was told that I will not be getting paid for the unused PTO bec I left the company without notic...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 22, 2019 3:15 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Retroactive pay reduction
Can an employer state in their handbook, if an employee quits, or doesn’t show up for work, the employer will reduce their last paycheck to minimum wage? I know an employer can reduce an employee,ou...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 15, 2019 5:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Hi I would like to know I'm being laid off with a lump sum severance, can I apply for unemployment?
I'm getting a lump sum this month would like to know if I can apply for unemployment?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 4, 2019 11:35 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

my fmla for disabled mom was 7/2016-7/2017 was injured in july 2016 on the job returned to work april 2017 tried to use fmla may 2016 is was revoked I want to appeal that usps should have made some sort of arraingements want to have my tacs report changed
usps employee out on owcp covered by fmla for my disabled mom from 7/2016 thru7/2017 after returning from my injury 4/2017 found out that my fmla was not covered any longer may 2017 because I don't ha...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 8, 2018 11:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

What can I do when I feel I'm being targeted at work?
I have worked for this employer for nearly 14 years. Recently our ED was replaced and things have changed considerably. I was falsely accused of bullying and harassment by a relatively new employee. A...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 23, 2018 7:03 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

We are a FL based construction company, about to do some lay offs. Some of the employees have unused lump sum PTO. Is the employer obligated to pay out the unused PTO?
Employees that have been given notice of upcoming layoff are requesting pay out of their lump sum, unused PTO. Is the employer obligated to pay out?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 12, 2018 08:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Now if they take PTO for mandatory overtime on Saturdays, do they have to pay that time and a half?
Okay so they have the right to do that, but how can they use PTO for mandatory overtime? When PTO is for straight time. Would they have to pay it time and a half?
1 answer  |  asked May 31, 2018 4:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

How is that legal to do. When we have worked a 40 hr workweek with 10 hrs of overtime already?
I live in Florida. How can that be legal to take my PTO, threaten to write me up, or fire me for not showing up on mandatory overtime on Saturdays, when I have already worked a 40 hour work week.
1 answer  |  asked May 31, 2018 3:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can my employer write me up, or fire me for not doing mandatory overtime?
My employer is making it mandatory to work three Saturdays a month, a long with 5, 10 hr days. Can they write me up, take my PTO or fire me for not showing up on mandatory overtime on Saturdays? Becau...
1 answer  |  asked May 31, 2018 3:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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