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Welcome

The mission of the Labor and Employment Law Section is to serve and support our members and others through opportunities for education, leadership, networking, and public service, and by providing quality programs, publications, scholarships and awards relating to the field of labor and employment law. We encourage you to Join the Section to experience the many benefits of Section membership.  For Section members, we hope you will Get Involved with the Section through participation on committees, writing articles for our publications, or volunteering to present at one of our CLE offerings.


Message from the Chair

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Welcome to the Labor and Employment Law Section website! Employees are the most important resource of any organization, and our section is committed to offering the highest quality programing to increase our members’ ability to provide excellent representation in the area of labor and employment law. Our section is comprised of lawyers on all sides of labor, representing both employers and employees, as well as all sectors, including public and private employers of all sizes.

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Upcoming Events

  • Webcast - Update on Gender Discrimination:The New Gender Equality (2883)
    10/10/2018, 1:00 pm
    Description: The discussion will include legal issues for LGBTQ+ individuals;
    rights and changes in how courts view discrimination claims
    and the Tale of the Baker – the new balancing test; Florida’s
    Competitive Workforce Act; and the status of local protections
    around the state.

    Presented by:
    Lindsey Wagner, Scott Wagner & Associates, P.A.,
    Jupiter, FL and Burbank, CA
    Jon Harris Maurer, Equality Florida, Tallahassee
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  • Webcast: The Intersection of Medical Marijuana and Employment Law (2884)
    11/7/2018, 1:00 pm
    Description: Learn about the new regulations and how employers should
    respond to employees with prescriptions for marijuana. The
    do's and don'ts for companies will be discussed, as well as
    the rights employees who take medical marijuana have under
    federal and state laws.

    Presented by:
    Richard Blau, Gray Robinson, Tampa, FL
    Marlene Quintana, Gray Robinson, Miami, FL
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Section News Blog

Enforcement of FDUTPA by Competitors: Did the Florida Legislature Create a Right Without A Remedy?

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of the following article in The Florida Bar Journal by Tracey K. Jaensch and Viktoryia Johnson: “Enforcement of FDUTPA by Competitors: Did the Florida Legislature Create a Right Without A Remedy?” Click here to read.

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