NEW OVERTIME RULES: READY OR NOT, HERE THEY COME (MAYBE)

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We posted last summer a series of articles on the new overtime rules.  With those rules now going into effect next month (or perhaps not – keep reading), a short summary seems like a timely exercise. Florida has no overtime law of its own.  So many local business owners may feel unconcerned.  That would be a mistake.  Federal rules apply … Read More

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ FREE SPEECH RIGHTS, LTD

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The First Amendment states that “Congress” shall make no laws abridging the freedom of speech.  Because its protection was expanded by operation of the 14th Amendment, “Congress” may now be read to mean the government generally – federal, state, or local.  But still, it takes some form of governmental action for the constitution (by opposition to statutes) to apply. This … Read More