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Broward County Protects Employees from Wage Theft with New Ordinance

As of October 23, 2012, Broward County became the second county in Florida to adopt an ordinance prohibiting wage theft.  In a 7-2 vote, the Board of County Commissioners voted to create a new law to deal with the substantial … Continue reading

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Paying Tribute to the American Worker

For many, Labor Day represents the beginning of football season or the last long weekend of the summer.  However, there’s more to Labor Day. It’s a celebration of American workers and their contribution to our success as a nation. The … Continue reading

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Rewarding Wage Theft

Many banquet halls and catering establishments require customers to pay an additional “service charge,” often around 20 % of the total cost.  Can the establishments simply pocket the money or does this “service charge” belong to the servers?  In New … Continue reading

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