How do I file a complaint against my employer in Florida?
If you have questions or concerns, you can contact us at 1-866-487-9243 or visit www.dol.gov/agencies/whd. You will be directed to the nearest WHD office for assistance.
What did the Labor Relations Act do?
Congress enacted the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) in 1935 to protect the rights of employees and employers, to encourage collective bargaining, and to curtail certain private sector labor and management practices, which can harm the general welfare of workers, businesses and the U.S. economy.
What law defines unfair labor practices?
LIKE SAVE PRINT EMAIL. An unfair labor practice is an action by an employer or a union that violates the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
How can I take legal action against my employer?
File a complaint with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) or other state agency- they look and investigate into the matter, and then decide whether the policy should be changed or you should get damages. Filing of Civil Suit- If the victims think fit can also file the civil suit against the offender.
What are the labor laws in Florida?
Florida Labor Laws are a sum of many different laws, including Florida statutes and Federal laws such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These laws set rules for wage and hour protections as well as protect against harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
What are the labor laws in Florida for meals and breaks?
Florida Labor Laws – Wage and Hour: Meals and Breaks. Under Florida labor laws, for employees aged 18 and under, employers have to grant an unpaid meal period of 30 minutes or more for each four consecutive hours of work. There is no such rule for employees who are 18 and older.
What is Article 3 of the National Labor Relations Act?
(3) To participate in any strike, walkout, or cessation of work or continuation thereof without the same being authorized by a majority vote of the employees to be governed thereby; provided, that this shall not prohibit any person from terminating his or her employment of his or her own volition.
What does minimum wage mean under the Florida Fair Labor Standards Act?
(a) “Employer,” “employee,” and “wage” have the meanings as established under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and its implementing regulations. (b) “Florida minimum wage” means the wage that an employer must, at a minimum, pay an employee pursuant to s. 24, Art. X of the State Constitution and implementing law.