We represent both employers and employees in employment law cases, including claims by employees that their employer is not paying them their full wages, the federal or Florida minimum wage, overtime compensation, or that they are forced to work in a discriminatory, retaliatory or hostile environment. If you are party to an employment claim it is time to contact an employment lawyer to protect your rights and provide professional legal representation.
The complexity of federal and state employment laws can be confusing. There are more than 180 laws which encompass 150 million workers and 10 million workplaces involving a wide range of subjects including:
- Discrimination, Retaliation and Harassment – Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act of 1866, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Equal Pay Act, Florida Civil Rights Act
- Wages & Hours – Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Workplace Safety & Health – Occupational Safety and Health Act
- Workers Compensation – Florida State Law Chapter 440 and Federal Acts such as the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act and the Black Lung Benefits Act.
- Employee Benefit Security – ERISA
- Unions & Members – Labor Management and Disclosure Act
- Employee Protection – OSHA and Whistleblower Statutes
- Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
- Employee Polygraph Protection Act
- Garnishment of Wages
- Veterans’ Preference
- Government Contracts, Grants, or Financial Aid
- Migrant & Seasonal Agricultural Workers
- Mine Safety & Health
- Plant Closings & Layoffs
Federal and Florida courts have jurisdiction over matters that relate to employers and employees in Florida and elsewhere throughout the United States. Todd W. Shulby is licensed to practice in federal and Florida courts and regularly handles employment law cases throughout the State of Florida.
The Department of Labor (DOL), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) oversee and in certain instances prosecute claims of unpaid wages and overtime, discrimination, retaliation and harassment in the workplace. Todd W. Shulby represents clients involved with investigations or other actions conducted by these government agencies.
The legal process can be complicated. The process is often exhausting, and an experienced lawyer is necessary. Discovery, hearings, depositions, negotiations, and trials require a knowledgeable employment litigation lawyer. With the necessary skills and experience to help you achieve the results you desire, contact employment attorney Todd W. Shulby and schedule a consultation.