Last month, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a medical marijuana use bill. This was the result of the overwhelming vote (71 percent) in favor of amending the Florida Constitution to allow medical marijuana use as prescribed by a licensed Florida physician. Florida now joins 27 other states that have legalized at least some
Mark Hanley has practiced labor relations and employment law since 1982. He has extensive experience in litigating class action and single plaintiff suits brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). He also handles whistleblower and retaliation claims. In addition, he has also mediated over 2,000 employment disputes. Mark also spends significant time advising management clients on identifying potential legal issues and resolving day-to-day employment related matters.