Attorneys Larry Kemm, Seth Entin, William Sharp and Stewart Kasner will speak at the upcoming 38th Annual International Tax Conference sponsored by the Florida Bar Tax Section and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Attorney General Ashley Moody today launched a Consumer Alert webpage full of tips and resources to help Floridians avoid scams. The webpage, MyFloridaLegal.com/ConsumerAlert, aggregates the latest OAG alerts about emerging scams, fraud tactics and what Floridians can do to avoid falling victim.
Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has received the Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year award from M&A Advisor ($50M-$100M category) for its representation of Elements Behavioral Health in its financial restructuring.
Deborah Lynn Curry, CPA, of Tallahassee, Florida, has been appointed to membership on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners by the Supreme Court of Florida to succeed retiring Member Robert D. Shaw, Jr., of Orlando, Florida.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Action Roofing Services Inc. – based in Pompano Beach, Florida – for exposing employees to safety hazards at Palm Beach Gardens and Port Saint Lucie, Florida, worksites.
The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced awards of more than $8,742,871 to help public safety and public health professionals in the Northern District of Florida combat substance abuse and respond effectively to overdoses, part of $333 million awarded nationwide to help communities affected by the opioid crisis. The awards were announced by OJP Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan.
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) into rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Residential Investment Group – operating as RIG Construction and Roofing – paid $60,098 in back wages and liquidated damages to 43 employees for violating overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Coco Sod Farms Inc. – an agricultural employer based in Okeechobee, Florida – has paid a $10,930 civil penalty for violating requirements of the H-2A visa program.
U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida announced the successful completion of a Reentry Simulation yesterday at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami. More than 40 community members, officials and stakeholders attended the event, which simulates the struggles and challenges faced by individuals who are transitioning from incarceration back into society.
Gold, Inc., doing business as Sammy's Gentlemen's Club, an adult entertainment establishment based in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., has agreed to pay $20,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.