What kind of contract disputes does Craig Berman handle?

Attorney Craig Berman helps clients with all kinds of employment contracts, including offers of employment, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, severance agreements, as well as wage and hours disputes, such as unpaid wages and overtime compensation.

How can I ensure my intellectual property is protected from my current & disgruntled former employees?

Craig Berman can help you design and draft nondisclosure and non-compete agreements to protect the integrity of your intellectual property.

My unemployment was denied, but I have a legitimate claim. What can I do?

With the help of Craig Berman, you can file a complaint with the appropriate government agency and request an appeal hearing. Mr. Berman will help you see the case to its end and ensure you receive the benefits to which you are entitled.

I reported a violation at work & now my employer is treating me badly. Is there any recourse?

Yes. If speaking to your boss and the HR department did not help, you can file an official complaint with the appropriate agency alleging retaliatory behavior and invoke whistleblower protection. Craig Berman can help you do this the proper way.

I have a legitimate family medical emergency to attend to but my employer threatened to fire me if I go. What can I do?

You can file an agency complaint against your employer, citing the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protections to which you are entitled.

What is a protected class & how does it factor into workplace treatment?

Race, skin color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, marital status, HIV/AIDS diagnosis, or presence of sickle cell trait are all protected classes under Florida employment laws. It is illegal for your employer to discriminate against you on the basis of any of these classes.

My employer has been asking the women in our office if we plan to become pregnant any time soon & it has us all on edge. Is this illegal?

While it is not explicitly illegal for anyone at work to ask about your family planning choices, it is absolutely illegal for your boss to discriminate against the women in your office on the basis of their pregnancy or plans to become pregnant.

What constitutes a hostile work environment versus simply unpleasant behavior?

A hostile work environment is one in which you persistently feel harassed, intimidated, or afraid due to your status as a protected class member. Are you unable to complete your duties or dreading going to work because of sexual harassment or racist remarks? If so, these are just two examples of a hostile work environment.

Are there any employment law cases your firm does not accept?

The only employment law cases Craig Berman does not accept are workers’ compensation claims.

What are your hours of operation?

Attorney Craig Berman sees clients between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Do you offer free consultations?

Yes. Simply call our office to schedule yours today.

Berman Law Firm, P.A. provides representation for a wide array of employment law issues for clients in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Pinellas County, and Hillsborough County. Contact our office today at (727) 550-8989 to schedule a free consultation with a skilled lawyer.