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Donna Ballman
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Florida employee-side employment lawyer and author
Florida employee-side employment lawyer and author

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Snowed in? I wrote this article to help you determine whether or not you are entitled to be paid when the office is closed.

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My latest column in the Huffington Post discusses whether your employer can withhold medical insurance if you refuse to submit to intrusive medical testing. One court says yes.

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I face off with Eric Meyer, management-side employment lawyer, on the issue of an employee declining FMLA then suing for FMLA interference

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My latest column for Huffington Post may be helpful to those who are suffering through the storms. You may be entitled to be paid even if your office is closed.

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My latest piece is about holiday greetings at work and your legal rights

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My latest column at Huffington Post is about hostile work environment and why it (mostly) isn't illegal

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How To Go To Your Office Holiday Party And Still Stay Employed
It's that most horrid time of the year: time for office holiday parties. Since some of you are likely going to have to contact someone like me after you get fired for what happened at your office party, I would like to remind you about how to stay employed ...

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Florida Democrats Take Another Swing At Pro-Employee Legislation (That Won't Pass)
Another legislative session coming up, some more pro-employee legislation that will not pass. But here’s what some Florida Democrats (okay, I didn’t check them all, but c’mon, what are the odds that any of the co-sponsors of any pro-employee laws are Republ...

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I hope you enjoy my very first Huffington Post column, Those Anti-Muslim Rants Are Going To Get Your Company Sued.

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Those Anti-Muslim Rants Are Going To Get You Sued
In light of the attacks in Paris and the end of Jihadi John , I'm guessing there will be lots of workplace cooler talk about Muslims and Middle Easterners in the news. Inevitably, someone will go on a rant about Muslims. That person will get you sued unless...
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