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The Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (Florida NELA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of workers' rights. Its membership is restricted to attorneys who primarily represent employees when handling employment-related legal matters. Florida NELA's current membership includes more than 160 attorneys, who are located throughout the state of Florida.
Sheriff's Office Set to Settle Case
SARASOTA - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is seeking to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by one of its former deputies for $597,593.
Summer Advocacy Fellows 2013 Recipient Announced
Congratulations Recipient of the 2013 Florida NELA Summer Advocacy Fellowship:
Raana Burney Hosted by Patrice A. Pucci, P.A.
Jury rules against Largo Company in sexual harassment case
TAMPA - A federal jury has awarded more than $20 million in damages to eight former employees of a Largo travel company where male managers were accused of groping and sexually harassing female workers. The total payout will be less because of a federal cap on damages.
Smith v. City of New Smyrna
Orlando Jury Awards $444,000 to Female Fire Fighter/Paramedic Whom New Smyrna Beach Fire Department Harassed, Retaliated Against And Wrongfully Fired. View the entire press release below :
The Florida Commission on Human Relations
A Rogue Agency: A Short History & Critique. Download the full details of the report in PDF format below :