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Scott M. Behren

Scott Behren’s Answers

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  • What are the regulations/ laws for the state of Florida labor?

    My husband works for a company that now only allows him a 45 minute lunch and no breaks while working a 10 hour shift. Plus if he puts in vacation time they only pay him $18.00 an hour when he makes $21.65 and hour. When he gets holiday pay its th...

    Scott’s Answer

    Sounds like there could be some Fair Labor Standards Act Violations. You should speak with the U.S. Department of Labor or a wage and hour lawyer. Feel free also to check our our employee rights blog at www.takethisjobnshoveitblog.com or www.behrenlaw.com.

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  • Can an employee go out on medical leave while on a PIP issued after a formal complaint?

    Recently awarded number one sales person for 2011, my supervisor told me that my computer skills "suck". While on vacation the following week, the young man assigned to cover my position to insure that all compter data entry was kept up to date d...

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    You should seek FMLA if your employer offers FMLA and if you have worked long enough for the company. If they then fire you or refuse your leave you may have additional legal claims. FOr a summary of your rights under the FMLA, check out our employee rights blog at www.takethisjobnshoveitblog.com or www.behrenlaw.com.

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  • Is this legal for my employer to do?

    I will be leaving my current job shortly to relocate. I have not given my notice. I was called in my HR today and confronted with an accusation that i have been posting Slanderous things about the company on Facebook. I responded truthfully with N...

    Scott’s Answer

    Probably legal. After all you logged in and gave them access to your account. For more information about your employee legal rights check out www.takethishjobnshoveitblog.com.

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  • Is this even legal?!?

    I believe I am being targeted and discriminated against due to my arthritis in my current job.I filed an official complaint with HR. When HR came in to begin the "interview" process the first 20 minutes consisted of the HR rep telling me about my ...

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    There could be a claim for violation of the ADA or Florida Civil Rights Act. You first need to file a complaint with the EEOC. If you want to learn more about the process check out our employee rights blog at www.takethisjobnshoveitblog.com or www.behrenlaw.com. Feel free to call our office for a free consultation.

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  • My paycheck is being held because my employer want my to sign a resignation letter... Is dis legal?

    What should I do? Can I get a lawyer?

    Scott’s Answer

    Agreed with prior poster. For more information on your employee legal rights check out our blog www.takethisjobnshoveitblog.com.

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  • Is the wording legal in my employment agreement?

    I am a physican working for a small practice. I am solely compensated based upon a percentage of the money collected on work I perform. My employment agreement states that upon termination of employment, the employer is entitled to retain all ac...

    Scott’s Answer

    You would need an attorney to review the contract terms. But it sounds like your contract may not even be enforceable based upon anti kick back laws and other Florida and Federal laws. Feel free to contact us at www.behrenlaw.com

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  • Work Place Harrassment and Discrimination

    Hello All, I have been harassed by several people (females and males) in the place I work at, and were reported to my manager several times; no action seemed to be taken because their behaviors didn't stop. The same people retaliated, wrongly a...

    Scott’s Answer

    IF you are terminated or retaliated against in any fashion due to your EEOC complaint, you should hire an employment lawyer to help you with your situation. Even if not, you may want to consider hiring an employment lawyer to help you with the EEOC investigative process. For more information on the process feel free to check out our employee rights blog www.takethisjobnshoveitblog.com or www.behrenlaw.com

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  • Question about forming a business for homemade skin care products.

    I've been making n giving away homemade body scrubs to my friends and families. I now what to start selling them to the public. I already have an LLC, Chalere LLC. I want to know what do I need inorder to sell to the public. I will be doing my own...

    Scott’s Answer

    Feel free to contact my office to ask further questions. Sounds to me like you are ready to start business but if you have questions I am willing to help. You can also check out our website www.behrenlaw.com.

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  • Can the majority shareholders in a LLC "fire" or "vote out" a minority member?

    we are in a situation that one of the members of the LLC verbally and now in writing said that she wants to be out of the LLC due to not being able to "put any more effort" and due to depression. In the meanwhile, she went on vacation for two mont...

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    YOu can have her removed in many ways without filing for dissolution although if the company is not worth any money, dissolution may be the route to go. Feel free to call my office to discuss further or check out our website www.behrenlaw.com

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  • Can I put a lien on a business entity?

    My previous employer owes me back wages. As he has a public shell, I would like to be able to force reimbursement on the sale.

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    My office handles both collection matters and unpaid wages matters so feel free to contact our office if you want to discuss further. Your post does not really give enough information to be able to answer.www.behrenlaw.com or www.takethisjobnshoveitblog.com.

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