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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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01/26/2018

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.
02/21/2020

Top 5 Workplace Injuries on Construction Sites

Unfortunately, injuries happen every day in the construction industry, and it can sometimes feel like there is little that can be done to prevent them....
02/21/2020

Are Background Checks Enough to Vet New Hires in Construction?

One way to reduce liability on construction job sites is to vet employees and independent contractors during the hiring process, long before they step foot...
02/21/2020

Why a Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney is an Asset

In 2019, over 48,000 workers’ compensation claims were filed in the State of Florida

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