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Kevin E. Vance
Posted: December 19, 2013

Each year around this time we employment lawyers anxiously await the EEOC’s release of it’s fiscal year statistics. We want to know whether our warnings to our clients that the EEOC is “increasingly active” and that the number of charges filed is “up” still ring true.

Kevin E. Vance
Posted: November 12, 2013

We are hosting a series of labor and employment law breakfast briefings in our Miami office, including one on December 5. The topic for December 5 is “Labor and Employment Law Outlook for 2014”. Below is the invitation. I hope that you and/or your coworkers can attend some or all of the sessions.

Filed Under: Employment, General
Kevin E. Vance
Posted: October 8, 2013

There is a growing legislative movement to pass laws that prohibit employers from requiring employees to turn over their social media (i.e., Facebook) passwords. Such a bill was introduced in the Florida Senate on September 25, 2013 by Senator Jeff Clemens, a Democrat from Lake Worth.

Filed Under: Employment, Ethics
Kevin E. Vance
Posted: September 18, 2013

The home healthcare industry has become big business in South Florida, as our population ages. People want to stay in their homes – and out of assisted living facilities – longer, and thus more and more healthcare is home-based.

Filed Under: Wage and Hour
Kevin E. Vance
Posted: June 11, 2013

In recent years, the changing litigation landscape has caused many employers to roll out binding arbitration programs that apply to all employees. The primary impetus for this is the threat of runaway juries.

Filed Under: Wage and Hour