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Last Call for Hall of Fame Class of 2015

The Section’s Executive Council is soliciting nominations for The Labor and Employment Law Hall of Fame.  Membership is a posthumous honor, granted to individuals recognized as having had a profound and positive impact on the profession and the field of labor and employment law. Ordinarily, a nominated individual has had significant involvement in both the Section […]

NLRB Training on New Representation Case Rules

The National Labor Relations Board Region 12 will be presenting an introduction to the New Representation Case Rules that will be effective April 14, 2015.   The training will be held on April 9, 2015, at noon, at the law offices of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, 150 West Flagler St., Suite 2200, […]

Internships and the FLSA

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of the following article by Section member, Deborah C. Brown, in the November edition of The Florida Bar Journal: Internships and the FLSA

Hall of Fame and Scholarship Presentations

At the Section’s reception during The Florida Bar Annual Meeting, Executive Council Member Debbie Brown announced this year’s Hall of Fame award recipients, The Honorable Richard Harlan Frank and Theo Hamilton. Chair Robert Turk presented their families with a plaque in recognition of this distinguished posthumous honor.  Robert and Debbie also recognized this year’s scholarship award […]

Obtaining Attorneys’ Fees in Florida Arbitrations: The Slowly Changing Law

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of the following article by Section member, Kenneth Starr, in the June edition of The Florida Bar Journal: Obtaining Attorneys’ Fees in Florida Arbitrations: The Slowly Changing Law.

Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: The Devil is in the Detail

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of the following article in the May 2014 edition of The Florida Bar Journal: Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: The Devil is in the Detail by: Jennifer Fowler-Hermes and Luisette Gierbolini.

CLE Presentation and Reception: The NLRB – The Florida Footprint

The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section invites you to attend an evening reception and CLE presentation on The National Labor Relations Board – The Florida Footprint with guest presenters, Margaret Diaz – Regional Director, Region 12, and Pamela Scott, Miami Resident Officer, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Click here for details and registration information […]

February E-Update

The Section’s latest E-Update (PDF) found here contains a timely and informative article written by J. Evan Gibbs, III, of Constangy, Brooks & Smith LLP, titled: “Employee’s Signature Can Bind Company to Collective Bargaining Agreement When Company President Refuses to Sign.”

Trial Attorney Positions Available at EEOC

There  are two  open Florida trial attorney positions at the EEOC, one for the Miami office and one for the Tampa office. The job announcements are for Trial Attorney (Civil Rights)  and can be found at usajobs.gov. Once on the site, enter the keyword EEOC to locate the positions. The open period to apply for […]

Practice “Toolkits” Available

The Membership Outreach Subcommittee is pleased to provide an additional resource for the Labor and Employment Law Section’s membership.  We will be publishing a series of practice “toolkits” authored by Section members and designed to provide a detailed overview of popular topics in the area of labor and employment law. The toolkits are not designed to provide […]

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