Wilson McCoy, P.A. Firm and Attorneys Recipients of Several 2016 Awards

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For the fourth consecutive year, Wilson McCoy, P.A. has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm” in Florida.  Such distinction has been provided to the Firm in the areas of Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Union, and Litigation – Labor & Employment.  Shareholder…

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Less Than 15 Employees is Not a Free Pass to Discriminate

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Some companies mistakenly believe that because they have less than 15 employees they can treat their employees however they wish (including discriminating against them). However, such belief can be a costly mistake. Yes, the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”) and Title VII require a minimum of 15 employees in order to be sued for discrimination;…

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Are Internal Investigations of Harassment Privileged?

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When an employer is put on notice of a claim of discrimination or harassment by an employee, it has an obligation to promptly investigate the matter and take appropriate corrective action. When such an investigation occurs, and it involves an attorney, it raises a question as to whether the investigative findings are subject to the…

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Support Small Business Saturday

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With Black Friday well on its way, be sure to save some of your money to support local and small community-based businesses too on November 28th, Small Business Saturday.  While you may not always be getting the best deal, the dollars you spend at mom-and-pop shops keeps money in your community.  In fact, according to…

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Thank You to All Veterans.

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On behalf of Wilson McCoy, P.A., thank you to all veterans.  While you are often taken for granted, we hope that today serves as reminder to us all of the tremendous sacrifices you made and the battles fought for our great Nation.  And, “[a]s we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation…

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Can I Bring My Boa Constrictor To Work?

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With new innovations in psychology and medicine, more and more doctors are prescribing support animals to assist individuals with physical or mental disabilities. However, accommodating these needs can be difficult for employers and doing so naturally raises other questions. But, employers must be prepared to engage in an interactive process with the employee and legitimately…

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Are Facebook “Likes” Protected Speech?

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Social media has undoubtedly changed the world we live in.  We can now send communications faster than ever before, and have much greater access to these communication platforms.  Because social media is a relatively new concept, the law is slowly catching up to it as disputes unfold.  Think for example, how many instances of property…

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