Westchase Law, P.A. upholds the legal rights of employers and employees.
We negotiate and draft Employment and Non-Compete Agreements.
Florida employment is considered to be at will, meaning that employers can often terminate their workers without cause or notice. When there is no employment contract, it can be difficult to establish a claim of wrongful termination. However, employers are prohibited from firing employees—
Our Tampa law firm also defends employers against lawsuits pertaining to breach of contract and wrongful termination.
The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes the rights to payment for most workers, both hourly and salaried. Together with Florida’s wage-hour laws, the work week is defined as 40 working hours. Employees must be paid—
Employers often violate FLSA when they fail to pay overtime to salaried employees by misclassifying them as exempt. But salaried employees are not necessarily exempt from overtime payment. The most common FLSA exemptions are for—
If your employer has misclassified you as an FLSA-exempt employee, our Tampa employment attorney helps correct the mistake.
Some employers engage in willful violations of the FLSA by—
Westchase Law Group handles FSLA wage claims for—
If you suspect that your employer violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act or a similar state law provision, our Tampa attorneys can help.
WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT YOU CONSULT AN ATTORNEY BEFORE SIGNING ANY AGREEMENTS THAT MAY IMPACT YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FLSA.
Please visit our Tampa Lawsuit page to learn more about some other types of issues that result in employment lawsuits in Florida.
For an FLSA attorney who litigates unpaid wage claims in Florida, please contact Todd Marks
at Westchase Law P.A., a private law firm.