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Independent Contractor or Employee? (Part 4): The Florida Workers’ Compensation Perspective

This subject is covered in four parts. The first article provides an introduction and focuses on the classification for the purposes compliance with the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The second article focuses on the classification under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The third article covers the […]


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Carlos Burruezo recognized by Best Lawyers 2017

Once again, Carlos Burruezo, Partner of Burruezo & Burruezo, is being recognized by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. Carlos will be featured in the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers after being selected by his peers as a Best Lawyer in Labor & Employment Management and […]


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FLSA “Enterprise” and “Individual” Coverage

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that sets minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and youth employment (child labor) standards. It requires employers to comply with specific requirements for non-exempt covered employees.[1] The FLSA is enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). FLSA applies to employees working for covered “enterprises” and also […]


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Wage and Hour Claims

Florida follows standards that regulate child labor,[1] minimum wage, [2] overtime pay,[3] breaks, [4] and associated recordkeeping, among other wage-related areas. Florida law provides for the recovery of unpaid wages, including minimum wage. Florida also follows the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA minimum wage and overtime requirements apply differently to employees, depending […]


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