Category Archives: Employment Law

Dayna B. Royal, Take Your Gun to Work and Leave It in The Parking Lot: Why The OSH Act Does Not Preempt State Guns-At-Work Laws

61 Fla. L. Rev. 475 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Two robbers entered an Alabama restaurant and forced customers and employees into a walk-in refrigerator at gunpoint. Fortunately, one of the customers, legally armed with his own pistol, … Continue reading

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Ryan D. Watstein, Out of Jail and Out of Luck: The Effect of Negligent Hiring Liability and the Criminal Record Revolution On an Ex-Offender’s employment prospects

61 Fla. L. Rev. 581 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In January 1978, Ed Harbour picked up a seventeen-year-old hitchhiker on his Indiana truck-driving route. He brutally raped and beat her, leaving her near death in the sleeping … Continue reading

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J.C. Van Lierop III, Post-9/11 Army Disability Decisions: Reinforcing Administrative Law Principles in Fitness and Disability Rating Determinations

61 Fla. L. Rev. 639 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Counter-Intuitive Trends in an Army at War “[T]o care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan . . . .” … Continue reading

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Adam C. Losey, Clicking Away Confidentiality: Workplace Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1179 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Barbara Hall, an administrative assistant, often arrives at work an hour and a half early solely to check her personal e-mails on her employer’s computer. Afterwards, “[i]n the … Continue reading

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Timothy Zick, Clouds, Cameras, and Computers: The First Amendment and Networked Public Places

59 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: It seems to be a common assumption that physical places like parks, sidewalks, and public squares, and “cyber-places” like the Web, constitute separate locations of communication. In reality, … Continue reading

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Lindsay Roshkind, Employment Law: An Adverse Action Against Employers: The Supreme Court’s Expansion of Title VII’s Anti-Retaliation Provision

59 Fla. L. Rev. 707 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: State law required Petitioner to maintain workers’ compensation coverage for his freight trucking business. Petitioner contracted with Respondent to provide this insurance. After Petitioner canceled the policy and … Continue reading

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