the state of Florida thinks unemployed people need capes

Ask A Manager

Florida, what’s wrong with you? Workforce Central Florida, a federally-funded jobs agency, was just forced to kill an insulting $73,000 PR campaign that included $14,000 for 6,000 superhero capes, which they planned to give away to unemployed residents.

6.8 Million People Got a Raise Yesterday. Were You One?

Evil HR Lady

an hour (Florida) to $1.50 The federal minimum wage stays put at $7.25, but states are free to create their own minimum wage–whichever is higher (federal or state) is the legal lower limit for salaries. Twenty-one states use the federal minimum wage, but the rest have higher minimum wages. Twenty-one states had minimum wage increases go into effect yesterday –and Delaware had one go into effect in October. Overall, an estimated 6.8

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I Quit My Job: Can I Get Unemployment?

Evil HR Lady

There are not very many (and they vary by state–remember unemployment is a state decision, not a federal one), but they do exist. If your wife is in the military and is transferred from Florida to Idaho, and you quit your job to follow her, you’ll be eligible for unemployment payments from Florida.

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Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Explore Two Roads Explore Two Roads has offices in both Atlanta, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. Best Career Coach in Miami, Florida. million people and is the seat of the cultural, financial, and economic center of South Florida. federal government.

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Bilingual Ladies Are Highly Employable

Ms. Career Girl

Florida is the third-most populous state in terms of Spanish-speaking residents with nearly ten percent. Federal regulations ensure that all federal programs from Unemployment Compensation to Driver’s License services must provide information in a variety of languages – including Spanish.

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Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

While the federal minimum wage remains $7.25, many states have successfully drafted and passed their own legislation on acceptable minimum wages. Of these 21 states, seven of them, including Alaska, Florida and Vermont, did so automatically in line with the rise in the cost of living.

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Labor Relations Round-up for April 2014

Workology

Disney offers $10 an hour wage to union employees in Florida negotiations. which is barely above the Florida minimum wage. New full-time hourly employees at the park currently earn a wage starting at $8.03/hour, about 75 cents more per hour than the federal minimum wage.

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“Attorney I hired for a flat rate fee won’t finish until I pay more; what do I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I am a single mom in Florida. Orlando, Florida. Mail, Return Receipt Requested, UPS Overnight or Federal Express. . You can find your local Attorney Ethics or Disciplinary Board by putting “Orlando, Florida” and “Attorney Ethics, Bar Association” or similar words into a Google, Yahoo or Bing search engine and seeing what comes up. . I hired an attorney for a flat rate to handle my case.

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Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Palm Harbor, Florida. If your friend does not get the job, and the person hired is younger than she is, she would then have a pretty good basis for a discrimination lawsuit or complaint to a state or federal human rights agency. Florida City, Florida.

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“Can I be fired for having a sick child?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Racquel Orlando, Florida Answer: Dear Racquel: First, I would like to express my hope that your son is doing better, and that his illness will go into remission soon, if it has not already done so. Blog » “Can I be fired for having a sick child?” “Can

2010 141

HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

HR Capitalist

Ah yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value. But are you legal when it comes to classifying those trainees as exempt? Sigh - I know.

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FTC Cracks Down on Con Artists Who Target Jobless Americans

Telecommuting Journal

Federal and state law enforcement officials will not tolerate those who take advantage of consumers in times of economic misfortune,&# Vladeck said. Government Careers claimed it could help people get postal, border patrol, and wildlife jobs as well as administrative support and clerical positions with the federal government. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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Relocation May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

Water Cooler Wisdom

In a research paper,  Understanding the Long-Run Decline in Interstate Migration , Greg Kaplan and Sam Schulhofer-Wohl of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis analyzed the secular decline in interstate migration in the United States between the early 90s and the early aughts. According to Richard Florida at  CityLab , just slightly more than one in ten Americans (11.2

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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

In Florida, for example, a surprise rebound from a deep housing slump has helped pare the state’s jobless rate to 7.7 lawmakers continue to haggle over federal spending and tax policy. Much like the uneven recovery that is slowly pulling the U.S.

2013 197

10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

Kean University president Dawood Farahi has been a controversial figure in academia recently, with several resume questions coming out from the Kean Teachers Federation. In a competitive job market, resume lies have become more and more commonplace.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Question 4 – What is the filing fee to file a Court Complaint in Colorado Federal Court? Can you tell me what is the cost of filing a “Pro Se” federal lawsuit? Question 1 – Is there a best way to resign while out on medical leave? Hi, Alan.

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What Are Your Business Goals?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Small-business activity is on the rise, according to the  National Federation of Independent Business’ s chief economist William Dunkelberg. Not counting seasonal variations, 55 percent of owners have recently hired or are planning to hire new staff, 23 percent are raising worker compensation, and 11 percent plan to create new jobs. I asked four small-business owners how they are taking their enterprises to the next level this year.

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Companies hiring in August 2010

Resume Bear

provides the professional services and IT solutions needed to prevail in today’s defense, intelligence, homeland security and federal civilian government arenas.

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“During an EEOC investigation, can my employer interrogate me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

This is my question: I filed a claim of age discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) against my employer. Tallahassee, Florida. Question: Dear Alan: First, I just want you to know that I have watched all of your website videos, and I love them! They have assigned an investigator to investigate my complaint. My employer has been notified, and now Human Resources wants to interview me about the EEOC Complaint I filed. Can they do this?

2014 116

How to get jobsearch help from friends and family

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips How to get jobsearch help from friends and family 07.

2010 239

The Hidden Jobs Report

Resume Bear

million in federal stimulus money will enable it to double the size of its headquarters on the city’s northeast side.

2010 186

Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Paid Time Off plus 10 holidays total : 8 federal +1 floating holiday + 2 half holidays. We’ve been to Antigua, Great Exuma, Cancun, Nassau, New Orleans, Jamaica, Las Vegas, the Florida Keys, St. Virginia & Maryland Tech Sales | TML (A Xerox Company) Work It Daily.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Miami, Florida. there are no federal or state laws that protect employees from retaliation for engaging in the political process. Question 1: When leaving a company, should I sign a non-solicit agreement? Hi, Alan. I work for a consulting firm.

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The Hidden Jobs Report | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

million in federal stimulus money will enable it to double the size of its headquarters on the city’s northeast side.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Miami, Florida. There is no federal law protecting people from discrimination based on marital status. Question 1: If my employer changed its name, is my non-compete void? I signed a covenant not to compete (sometimes called a “non-compete”) with my current employer.

2011 151

why it’s complicated for your employer to let you work from another state

Ask A Manager

I work for a very small Florida business that does not have an HR person due to the small size. To give you just a few examples: As an employee in Florida, your employer is not required to pay out any accrued vacation time when you leave your job. If you’re non-exempt, in Florida you need to be paid overtime for any hours over 40 that you work in a week. If you’re exempt from overtime pay in Florida, you might not not be exempt in California.

Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling

HireCentrix

A day after the decision, a federal judge in New York ruled that about 600 employees of Tyco International Ltd unit SimplexGrinnell can sue jointly on their claims that they were underpaid. On June 29, a federal judge in Florida denied Starbucks Corp.’s That same week, a federal judge in California denied trucking company C.R. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Do you walk the HR walk and talk the HR.

HireCentrix

It is now summer and residents of Florida are once again telling children and tourists about the Stingray shuffle. This collapse was the largest since the Federal Reserve began tracking household wealth after WW2 From August 2007 to October 2008, an estimated 20%, or $2 trillion, disappeared from Americans’ retirement plans. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

Understanding Employment Discrimination Basics | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Numerous federal dictates prohibit discrimination. Some of the important ones are as follows: • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (1964) • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (1967) • Equal Pay Act (1963) • Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (2008) Chapter 760, Florida Statutes also prohibits discrimination at the workplace on the grounds of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, national origin, handicap or age.

“Could I get in trouble for 'going public' about a threat to.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Am I culpable in any way if I “go public” with this information? Name Withheld Bradenton, Florida Answer: This is a very important question, and one that requires a rather complicated answer.

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Companies hiring in August 2010 | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

provides the professional services and IT solutions needed to prevail in today’s defense, intelligence, homeland security and federal civilian government arenas.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

HireCentrix

Florida failed to raise its minimum wage this year as required by a voter-approved constitutional amendment, prompting a lawsuit from NELP and worker advocates that resulted in an increase on June 1; in Missouri and Nevada, lobbyists have tried to freeze the minimum wage rate; and in Maine, the governor and legislators have pursued legislation to significantly reduce the minimum wage for workers under 20. have raised their minimum wages higher than the federal level of $7.25

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So What are You waiting for -

HireCentrix

Doug can be reached at his Destin Florida Search Consulting firm, the Douglas Howard Group, 850.424.6933Call Doug today at 850.424.6933 or email him at trainer@recruiterelearning.com , he will take you to your highest billing goals. Early last month, the University of Florida made Urban Meyer the SECs highest paid coach, with a contract valued at $24 Million USD over 4 years. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix.

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coworker mock-slaps me, reporting a coworker’s inappropriate comments, and more

Ask A Manager

based; I am in Florida. Florida doesn’t have a law requiring meal or other breaks during the work day (and nor does federal law), so it’s up to the employer whether to offer breaks or not. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Coworker regularly mock-slaps me with a clipboard while yelling at me.

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company won’t reveal how much they’ll pay me, early morning client work when I’m several hours behind, and more

Ask A Manager

I work in Florida. Federal law only stops employers from making these sorts of deductions if doing so would bring your pay under minimum wage for that pay period. Unfortunately, Florida isn’t one of them. Florida has no state law on deductions, meaning that employers can generally charge you for mistakes as long as it doesn’t reduce your pay below minimum wage. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2017 50

Looking for The Closer for your dispute

HireCentrix

Some say that both may constitute a violation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. Early last month, the University of Florida made Urban Meyer the SECs highest paid coach, with a contract valued at $24 Million USD over 4 years. This collapse was the largest since the Federal Reserve began tracking household wealth after WW2 From August 2007 to October 2008, an estimated 20%, or $2 trillion, disappeared from Americans’ retirement plans. Be our Friend.

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feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband works for a company in Florida that has terminated him effective at the end of the year because they had informed him that he would need to begin working from the corporate office beginning in January 2014 and that he would need to reside in that area. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go…. My boss is breaking laws and promises but I feel guilty about leaving.

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