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Sexual Harassment: Limiting Employer Liability

Mon January 1, 2018 Publications

With the tumble of highly visible claims of sexual harassment and the recent “me too” environment, employers in all industries are double-checking their risk management efforts to ensure best practices. In claims involving hostile work environment harassment without an adverse employment action, employers may use their sexual harassment policies and […]

Donnelly + Gross Among “Best Law Firms” for 2018

Tue December 12, 2017 News

Donnelly + Gross is proud to announce its recognition among the “Best Law Firms” for 2018 as ranked by US News and Best Lawyers®. The firm received four Tier 1 rankings in the metropolitan area of Jacksonville (which includes North Central Florida) in the area of employment and labor law. […]

When Does a Workplace Issue Require Legal Advice?

Fri December 1, 2017 Publications

Both businesses and employees ask us at times to take the lead in workplace intercommunications. Their thought is that if we just “send a letter,” are mentioned in or copied on a letter or email, or make an appearance at the workplace, the employment conflict will evaporate. That hopeful thought […]

Military Leave: What is the Employer’s Obligation?

Wed November 1, 2017 Publications

With Reserve members being deployed to respond to recent natural disasters, we have been fielding questions about uniformed service members’ employment rights. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) protects civilian job rights for veterans and members of the active and reserve components of the military. […]

2017 Hurricane Season: Legal Implications for Employers

Sun October 1, 2017 Publications

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that the 2017 hurricane season will be even worse than predicted. An employer’s navigation of hurricane fallout can have a lasting impact on its business operations, reputation, and employees. In preparation, the following legal implications should be considered. Wages. Wage and hour […]