Work Injury Compensation Claims

The Steps To Take after a Work Injury

You are likely here because you or someone you know has suffered a work injury. If so, you’re one of over 2 million Americans injured at work each year. Now, you’re considering the question: “What steps should I take after a work injury?”. To help you understand and protect your rights under Florida law, the…

DOL-RULE CHANGE FOR JOINT EMPLOYERS

  By Travis P. Lampert, Esq. Though you may only have one job, many of you work for multiple, or joint employers. This situation often arises when multiple employers have a close relationship and are essentially pursuing a single venture, such as contractors and sub-contractors, or even franchisees. Under Obama era rules, the Department of…

Receipts collected for travel expense reports

Getting Paid for Long Distance Travel

With the recent landmark case in California regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it applies to training and more in the pipeline regarding what non-exempt employees are being required to pay for or attend, it is important for employers to recheck what they think they know about compensation. The costs for not knowing…

Caseworkers drink coffee to get through late night overtime shift

Are Caseworkers and Case Managers Entitled to Overtime?

Case managers or caseworkers in the social work and healthcare fields are often paid a salary by their employers and are told that they will not be paid overtime as they are “exempt” from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. When hired, many employers tell the case managers that they will work 40 hours…