Florida Questions and Answers

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

3 months ago, I resigned and told my employer that my last day will be June 30. This morning, my employer told me that today is my last day. Can I ask to be paid until end of June?
I am Global Sales VP. I live in FL and my company head office is in California
1 answer  |  asked May 31, 2018 09:41 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I was made to quit. Singed paper saying so. But now when someone calls my old job they say bad thing about me. I quit because what they said. Was untrue but within let the supervisor letting it out to others what they were saying it was going to make it h
Giving bad reference after having employee sign separation papers instead of being terminated because of making work situation hard
1 answer  |  asked Apr 25, 2018 2:22 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

I was demoted from current position as a Manager to Sales with no reason other than clear descrimination. How can I fight this?
I was demoted from a Manager to go back Sales. Obvious descrimination on the newly appointed director with who I had a disagreement a year ago. I was also cheated out of my pay. As a female Manager, I...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 15, 2018 1:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

In the State of Florida, is there a law requiring an employer to allow a salaried employee to carry over PTO? Thanks!
Please see above.
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

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