Month: December 2015

How to Protect Your Worker Rights

December 29, 2015
Tampa retaliation attorneys at Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC point out that equal employment opportunity laws protect employees from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Employers are not legally allowed to punish employees for complaining about harassment or discrimination or participating in workplace investigations of such complaints. Punishment can i...

USERRA Protections

December 22, 2015
If you have made the ultimate sacrifice for your country by serving in our armed forces, you realize how difficult the transition back to civilian life can be. Many vets face challenges in employment yet are unaware there are legal protections available under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. Military rights attorneys Florin Gray Bouzas...

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Explained

December 15, 2015
A Tampa work discrimination attorney may be able to help you if an employer discriminated against you on the basis of your status as a member of a group protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against you by refusing to hire you or discharging you due to your race, color, religion, sex, or national...

Understanding FMLA & Your Rights

December 8, 2015
Working with a Tampa work discrimination attorney may be able to provide assistance if you believe you are the victim of workplace discrimination. In some cases, workers must miss work beyond the amount of approved sick leave or vacation time. Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, you are protected to take unpaid leave for up to 12 weeks (either as a block or intermitten...

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