Although an employee may be fired for any reason, employees have rights when it comes to being disciplined for retaliatory reasons. Florida business owners should be aware of the laws surrounding discriminatory retaliation, or they may be subject to an employment lawsuit.
Consumers boycott businesses for many reasons, most of which are based on moral or political reasons. It is also possible for businesses to boycott other businesses or industries for the same reasons. However, in some cases, boycotting may qualify as bigotry or discrimination, especially when the boycott affects a specific race, practice or group of people in a discriminatory way. A relatively new Florida law is one of the first in the country to address businesses’ discriminatory boycotting of Israel.
Floridian business owners like you may come to a point in which your business may join together with another. But is this joint venture a merger, or is it an acquisition? What are the differences between the two?
Many business people in Florida may decide to acquire another company to help boost their own business. This decision usually should not be made lightly and it is important for people to consider a few key factors as they evaluate their options.