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Phyllis J. Towzey is board-certified in Labor and Employment Law. For information from the Florida Bar Association on Board Certified Attorneys, Click Here.

The Florida Statutes Chapter 443 deals with employment. You can find it by here.

Florida Trend Magazine Article on Employment Law go HERE.

Here is link to the US Dept of Labor, major statutes page”


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Tampa office of the EEOC:
Location: 501 East Polk Street, Suite 1000
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 1-800-669-4000
Fax: 813-228-2841
The Tampa Field Office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.

Florida Human Relations Commission

Pinellas County has form for filing a discrimination complaint. Contact: Pinellas County Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Harrison Ave, 5th Floor, Clearwater, FL, 33756: Phone 727-464-4880, Fax, 727-464-4157

Information about Overtime pay rules from the U.S. Department of Labor

You can find a wealth of information including how to apply for unemployment.

For latest news on click–  Unemployment Compensation.

Information on minimum wage in each state click HERE.

Florida Unemployment is based in Tallahassee. Call 800-204-2418 or go online at


U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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