Recently, the Florida House and Senate passed Florida HB 7, also known as, Florida’s “Stop WOKE” bill. The soon-to-be Florida law will expand the language of Fla. Stat. Ann. § 760.10, to include the prohibiting of certain kinds of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training. Specifically, the bill provides that subjecting any individual to

Essential COVID-19 Tips for Those Essentially Essential: DOL Launches New Wage and Hour Program for Essential WorkersThe Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor unveiled a new program, “Essential Workers—Essential Protections,” that focuses on making sure employers comply with overtime and other wage requirements for workers on the frontline of battling the pandemic. Those positions include workers in grocery stores, healthcare, retail, delivery services and agriculture. The program will