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Employment Criminal Background Checks

Employment criminal background checks may include criminal information residing in law enforcement records, court records, correctional facility records, and sex offender records. In Florida, these investigations are legally required for criminal justice and law enforcement occupations and those exposing employees to children, educational, health, and other environments requiring positions of trust and responsibility to protect […]

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Unequal Pay

According to a report by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), in 2014, women working full time in the United States were paid 79 percent of what men were paid, a gap of 21 percent. This pay gap has narrowed since the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA) was enacted in 1963, when women who […]

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Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity (Transgender) and Sexual Orientation

Workplace discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation is among the most harmful forms of discrimination. It consists in the mistreatment of others based on false preconceived notions of gender stereotypes. This conduct can manifest through an employer’s refusal to hire a job applicant, the discharge of an employee, workplace harassment, unequal pay or […]

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Employment Rights of Military Veterans

United States military service men and women employed in civilian jobs must leave their jobs in response to the call of service to their country. Some of those who return do so after suffering injury or disability. What assurances do they have that their job will be waiting for them upon their return from service? […]

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Employment Family and Medical Leave (Part 2)

Part 1 on the subject of Employment Family and Medical Leave focuses on the general scope of protection afforded eligible employees at a federal and state level. Part 2 expands on the definitions of son, daughter, parent, and spouse in regards to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In addition, it addresses what […]

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