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Florida’s Minimum Wage Will Rise to $8.46 in 2019

By: Rachel D. Gebaide & Jill Davis Simon Florida’s minimum wage will increase effective January 1, 2019 as follows: Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 21 cents from $8.25 to $8.46 per hour. Florida’s minimum…

Will the U.S. Supreme Court Curb the President’s Recess Appointment Power?

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE JANUARY 13, 2014 As we previously reported, the U.S. Supreme Court last summer announced that it would review whether or not President Barack Obama’s recess appointments of three National Labor Relations…

U.S. Senate Passes Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE NOVEMBER 19, 2013 Last week, the United States Senate voted 64 to 32 to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (“ENDA”), which seeks to protect gay, lesbian, and transgender employees…