Orlando Employment Law Attorneys
Named among the "Best Employment Lawyers Serving Orlando" in 2019, for its Reputation, Credibility, Experience, Availability and Professionalism, by Expertise
Aggressively Defending The Rights Of Employees In Orlando And Central Florida
As Orlando Employment Attorneys who have served in the military, been members of the union, and have been a part of the private workforce, we are keenly aware of the plight of the employee. LaBar Adams understands that employees need experienced, caring, and aggressive counsel to advise and evaluate any and all potential employment claims. Our employment law attorneys in Orlando practice law with the overriding mission of righting the wrongs we have come to know firsthand.
We handle a wide range of Plaintiff employment issues. Our office handles any issue that arises between an employee and the employer.
While not an exhaustive list, some examples of the claims we handle include:
- Discrimination: Representing employees when discriminated in the workplace because of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, handicap, and disabilities.
- Retaliation: In general, employees from protected classes punished by their employers for engaging in legally protected activities may be entitled to damages.Retaliation may include actions such as hiring, firing, demotion, failure to promote, change in pay, reassignment with significantly different responsibilities, training and more.
- Wrongful Termination
- Hostile Work Environment: It illegal for an employer to create a hostile work environment through actions, behavior or communication that are discriminatory in nature, making the job impossible or almost impossible to be performed.
- Wages and Hour Disputes: In Florida all employees must be properly compensated for all hours worked. If you are being denied payment of your earnings, including salary, benefits, vacation pay, and more you may be entitled to bring an unpaid wage claim under State law.
- Unpaid Overtime: If you worked more than forty (40) hours in a given work week while employed by a current or prior employer, you may be entitled to recover money damages, even if you are/were a salaried employee, a commissioned employee, or an “independent contractor.” For more information on Overtime claims, please visit our sister site at www.OrlandoOvertime.com.
- Harassment: An employee may be harassed by a supervisor, a co-worker or by a non-employee, through threats, intimidation or unwelcome verbal or physical conduct.
- Employment Contracts and Non-Compete Agreements: Non-compete agreements are frequently usedby by employers to prevent employees from working in the same business field of the firm within a specified geographical area and it usually take effect once the employee ceases to work for the employer.
- Unemployment Compensation.
Some statutes our client's claims can be based upon include:
- Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA),
- Florida Civil Rights Act,
- Unpaid Overtime (FLSA),
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA),
- Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA),
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA),
- Americans with Disability Act (ADA),
- Equal Pay Act,
- Pregnancy Discrimination Act,
- Uniformed Service Employment Redeployment Rights Act (USERRA).
Contact Our Labor Attorneys In Orlando, FL
If you have an issue with a present or prior employer, we invite you to contact LaBar & Adams for a consultation. You may call us at 407-835-8968 or fill out the online form located at the top of this page and we will contact you back. Our employment lawyers have protected the rights of many employees in the past and would be honored to represent you too. Your privacy is very important to us. We will keep your information confidential.