Workplace Harassment and What You Can Do About It

Harassment in the workplace comes in many different kinds of forms. While a cruel or crude boss might be an annoyance, certain types of workplace harassment are treated far more seriously. Employees who face such workplace harassment may have legal remedies.  Which types of workplace harassment have legal consequences? Florida and Georgia are employment-at-will states,…

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What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment in Florida and Georgia

You may have heard that if you’re the victim of a hostile work environment, you could be entitled to sue your employer for compensation or other forms of relief. But what exactly is a hostile work environment in legal terms? Although Florida and Georgia both have employment laws to protect workers, these laws generally follow…

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How Deadly Is I-4 for Driving in Central Florida?

I-4 is a popular road to travel in central Florida, but it is also known as the most dangerous highway in the country. The 132-mile interstate has had more than 165 deaths in the past six years according to the Fatal Accident Reporting System. In 2015 and 2016 alone, there were 58 fatal crashes on…

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Transgender woman files discrimination lawsuit against Starwood Resorts

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A transgender woman who legally changed her gender identity is heading to trial after filing an equal opportunity complaint. Gina Versace said she was hired by Starwood Resorts in 1998 as a banquet server when she was labeled as a man, but she changed gender identity in 2005 and started receiving backlash.…

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Transgender woman sues Starwood Hotels in discrimination suit

A transgender woman is filing a lawsuit against Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide after she says an Orlando hotel discriminated her while she was an employee.  Gina Versace, who is being represented by Morgan & Morgan, said Friday that she was fired from a Starwood hotel in 2013 in retaliation for her complaints, WFTV reports.  At a…

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