Schwarzberg & Associates
Attorneys at Law
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Proverbial wisdom traditionally taught that “Sex, Politics and Religion” were supposed to be topics which one should refrain from discussing in polite company. Employers may want to consider re-applying the maxim to their businesses and the workplace. With each new...read more
Businesses Win Over Employees In Major Arbitration Case The United States Supreme Court just ruled Monday that employers can require employees to sign mandatory arbitration agreements that preclude them from filing class action lawsuits. This will likely lead more...read more
On August 25, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule that will require most private sector employers to post notices in their workplaces advising employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), regardless of...read more
With great pride and appreciation, we are celebrating today the 14th anniversary of the establishment of our law firm, Schwarzberg & Associates, on April 1, 2002. I wanted to reach out to each of you and share some heartfelt thoughts. THANKFULNESS We have been blessed...read more
As the proverbial wisdom teaches, Sex, Politics and Religion are topics we should refrain from discussing in polite company. Employers may want to consider applying the maxim to the workplace. With a looming Presidential election campaign intensifying, the workplace...read more
Palm Beach County joins a growing number of Florida counties and cities including, Miami-Dade, Tallahassee, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Jacksonville in "Banning the Box," by its recent decision to remove a box from municipal employment applications asking a job...read more
This Halloween, here's a list of spooky legal claims on the rise which employers will not be thrilled to face this coming year. Warning: reading the list may result in bad dreams. Double warning: ignoring the list may bring on monster claims. "Every Employer's...read more
The new rate of $8.05 per hour represents a 1.5 percent increase over the previous rate of $7.93. Failure to pay tipped employees the new minimum wage of $5.03 beginning January 1, 2015 may expose the employer to federal and state lawsuits. Incidentally, the filing of...read more
The Florida Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in Delva v. The Continental Group, Inc., No. SC12-2315 (April 17, 2014), holding that the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”) should be interpreted as prohibiting pregnancy discrimination as a form of...read more
BYOD (‘Bring Your Own Device’) to Work: Defining the lines between protecting employer information and managing employee privacy expectations
Reports show that fifty percent (50%) of employees access work-related information on personal devices. A number that researchers say will continue to grow at a rapid pace over, at least, the next five years. Who owns the substance of what is created on the technology...read more
The firm represents a wide range of private companies throughout Florida and the Florida interests of major out-of-state and publicly-traded corporations, as well as educational establishments and high-net worth individuals.
We rely upon our legal abilities, developed from decades of hard work and consistent effort focused on trying to achieve our clients’ goals.
Our entrepreneurial management style rewards efficiency and teamwork.
We are dedicated to protecting our clients’ intellectual property interests, including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Intellectual property rights are vital to our clients’ businesses and we strive to provide the most effective legal solutions to safeguard...read more
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2751 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 400, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Phone: 561-659-3300 | Fax: 561-693-4540