Close Menu
Tampa Employment Attorney
Contact Our Team Today! 813-909-8855

Recent Blog Posts

EmploymentLaw

Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey Amid Claims of Government Corruption

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Earlier this month, a nurse filed a claim in federal court against her former employer after she was fired for reporting concerns that a supervisor was committing fraud. Although there are laws in place that prohibit these types of retaliatory actions, employees who report employer misconduct are still regularly fired or demoted as a… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Overtime3

DOL Adjusts Penalties for Overtime Violations

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently increased the civil penalties for violating federal overtime and minimum wage laws, For this reason, it is important going forward for employers to review their pay practices to ensure that they are in compliance with the new rules. If you have questions about how these changes could… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Legal6

Senators Push to Expand Fair Housing Act

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Last November, Senators Kaine and Hatch officially unveiled a new bill aimed at offering additional protections from housing discrimination to low-income families and military veterans. If passed, the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018, would significantly expand the protections available to certain individuals, so if you want to learn more about these protections and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Discrim7

Former Employee of Telecommunications Company Alleges Gender and Age Discrimination

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In November, 2018, the former technology director at Blank Rome filed suit against her former employer and its chief information officer, alleging that she was terminated after making a number of complaints about gender bias and age discrimination. Allegations of Gender and Age Discrimination in the Workplace   The lawsuit in question was filed… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
WageHour4

Federal Government Recovers $14.3 Million for Hurricane Recovery Workers

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Since the summer of 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) has recovered more than $14.3 million in unpaid wages for 7,761 people who were employed as hurricane recovery workers following hurricanes Irma and Maria. In addition to non-payment of wages, a number of employers were also found to have committed other labor law violations… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
EmplLaw

SEC Criticized for Proposed Changes to its Whistleblower Program

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a series of amendments to the rules that govern its whistleblower program. The propositions were met with criticism from many who expressed concern that the changes would undermine the whistleblower program’s current success. Based on the comments made during the SEC’s open comments… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Disab1

Home Depot Agrees to Pay $100,000 Settlement to Former Employee Who Filed Disability Discrimination Claim

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In August, Home Depot, one of the nation’s largest and most popular home improvement retailers, agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a former employee who accused the company of discriminating against her based on disability. According to the settlement agreement, Home Depot will pay the wronged employee $100,000 in damages, require managers and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Legal5

Buffalo Comes Under Fire for Failing to Enforce its Fair Housing Law

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Two years ago, a Buffalo resident filed a complaint with a local fair housing organization, known as Housing Opportunities Made Equal, when her request for housing was denied by a landlord after he discovered that she received financial assistance from the federal government. Although the findings of the investigation into the matter were passed… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
CourtHouse

Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Restore Fair Housing Protections

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In late June, Congresswoman Maxine Waters introduced House Resolution 6220, which if passed, would restore a number of fair housing protections that were eliminated by the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) over the last two years. In early August, HR 6220 was referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
WageHour2

Georgia Department of Corrections Ordered to Provide Officers with Back Pay

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Late last month, after conducting an in-depth investigation into the payment practices of more than 40 Department of Corrections facilities in Georgia, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division ordered the Department to pay nearly $429,005 in back wages to 1,257 employees. According to the DOL, the Georgia Department of Corrections had… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus

© 2017 - 2019 Saady & Saxe, P.A. All rights reserved.
This law firm website is managed by MileMark Media.