Archive | December 2009

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Drug-Free Workplace Programs

A hat-tip and thanks to my friend and colleague Betsy Uliss.  Betsy recently sent me a copy of an article she co-wrote with Randall Elkan, for the December 2009/January2010 issue of the HFTP magazine.  HFTP is an international organization that serves the hospitality industry.  I want to share the article with Florida Employment Law readers because it serves as […]

Creating More Red Tape to Employ Foreign Workers

On November 19, 2009, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Charles Grassley (R-Ia.) introduced the Employ America Act (S. 2804).  The Act would require employers to certify they have not laid off, nor will lay off, a large number of employees before they are allowed to employ foreign workers in the United States. Under the Act, […]