Effective January 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor "DOL" has updated an FLSA rule which will allow an additional 1.2 million workers to be eligible for overtime. The DOL also announced the new minimum wage increase in the State of Florida.


On November 13, Ms. Carrion participated in the 2019 Great American Teach-In where she discussed the importance of understanding child labor laws and provided local elementary school students with information regarding the federal and state laws that protect them.


Gender Identity and The Legal Right to a Restroom

EEOC: EMPLOYERS, YOUR EMPLOYEES HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO A RESTROOM THAT CORRESPONDS WITH THEIR GENDER IDENTITY The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a Fact Sheet which unequivocally states that an employer is guilty of unlawful gender discrimination if they restrict the employee’s access to a restroom that is not consistent…