Employment Law

Employment Law

Cotney Construction Law represents construction professionals in all aspects of employment law. Our firm defends employers in wage and hour cases, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues, Whistleblower and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) retaliation claims, discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaints. Our experienced construction attorneys also handle the prosecution of trade secret and non-compete violations.

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OSHA Update: New Year, New Direction?

Based on a significant shift in leadership, many are speculating on possible changes to OSHA’s practices enforcement  going into 2018.  Given the current administration’s reputation for opposing regulation, some believe that OSHA will start to favor compliance rather than enforcement.

Workers' Comp Insurance Rate Cut Effective January 1

On November 6, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier issued a final order approving a 7.5% decrease for Florida workers’ compensation insurance rates.  The rate cut...

Don’t File Suit in the Wrong Court – Jurisdictional Changes Coming January 1

Changes in Florida state law and the Florida Rules of Procedure will be effective January 1, 2020, changing where a variety of court actions are...

Local Licensing Laws Challenged

Local licensing laws have historically been difficult to navigate.  Ranging from licenses that are not identified in Florida Statutes such as masonry or counter-top installer...

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