Did you know that although Florida Courts regularly enforce non-compete agreements, many employees still believe such agreements are not enforceable? The Washington Post recently reported that 1 in 4 workers have signed such agreements in their lifetime, and 12.3 percent are bound by one right now. Employers, here is what you need to know when considering a non-compete clause.
Donald Trump’s suggestion to exclude Muslims from the U.S. has been called unconstitutional as well as offensive to many.
Recently, a minor change to the business agenda of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board’s monthly meeting streamlined protocols for public comment. Previously, public comment was heard on each and every agenda item. Public comment continues to be welcomed on all voting items before the board. Comment on general topics and non-voting issues is now heard separately, with the same three-minute time limit that applies to all speakers.
During the past three decades, the American people have been kept in the dark about the true status of the Social Security program.
Today we commemorate International Human Rights Day. It’s an occasion to be thankful for our God-given rights but also to remember that there are millions of people around the world who are denied their most basic human rights every day.
One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a bloody Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln led a courageous Congress to ratify the 13th Amendment and abolish slavery in America. Today, Congress commemorated this significant moment in our nation’s history with a moving ceremony in Emancipation Hall.
What does alimony have to do with “The Baby Mama Syndrome”? Next to nothing.
As a concerned citizen and North Florida voter, I attended the Capital City Republican Club Dec. 2 to hear Dr. Neal Dunn make his case for why Republicans ought to support him over his primary opponent, Tallahassee attorney Mary Thomas.
Both are running to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham. Thomas has repeatedly claimed to be “the only candidate in this race who wants to fully repeal Obamacare.”
Criminal justice issues have dominated our headlines for many months. Not just about terrorism, but also about suspects who have mental health issues.
While virtually every Floridian has some interaction with state government, it is easy for the average citizen to feel distanced from the political process of Tallahassee. And it can be easy for our elected leaders to feel distanced from their constituents if they do not regularly hear from the voters.
But every Floridian has a unique opportunity to share suggestions on how to make their state government more efficient and effective.