Labor and Employment Issues

Experienced Law Firm Defending Florida Employers

Florida employers may face a wide variety of claims brought against them by employees, prospective employees, or past employees. These claims may concern allegations of employment discrimination, such as discrimination based on age, gender, race, national origin, pregnancy, religion, or disability. Other claims of improper treatment may be filed against employers based on unemployment compensation, workers' compensation benefits, workplace safety, fair wages, pensions, contracts, employee benefits, and more. These claims may involve any aspect of the employer-employee relationship, from hiring and firing to job advancement or promotion to job assignments, demotion, and termination to job training. Other claims may involve allegations of employer retaliation against employees for making such claims.

The employer-employee relationship is governed by both state and federal employment and labor laws, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other legislation. Federal employment laws are enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Florida workers are also protected by state labor laws.

Legal Representation for Florida Employers

Pallo, Marks, Hernandez, Gechijian & DeMay, P.A. has been providing legal assistance to Florida employers all across the state since 1997. The firm provides effective legal defense representation against workers' compensation and insurance claims as well as claims involving any aspect of employment. Our clients include employers of all types, from small businesses to publicly-traded corporations, municipalities, government entities, such as counties, sheriff's departments, professional employer organizations, and others. Our legal team practices in both state and federal courts and has extensive litigation experience as well as proven track records in mediation and arbitration. We work relentlessly to provide the most effective, aggressive, yet cost-effective legal help possible to all of the clients we are privileged to represent.

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