Minimum-wage workers will get a pay raise, businesses will get a break on insurance bills and a few new laws will take effect Tuesday as 2019 begins in Florida.

Minimum-wage workers will start earning $8.46 an hour Tuesday, up from $8.25 an hour in 2018 — and more than...

January 23, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Compass Group USA Inc. – operating as Chartwells Dining – for exposing employees to burn and chemical hazards at its cafeteria in Coral Gables, Florida. The company faces $134...

January 18, 2019

The appointment of two new Florida Supreme Court justices has galvanized the business community’s interest in tackling attorney fees in the workers’ compensation insurance system.

Bill Herrle, executive director of the National Federation of Independent Business in Flor...

January 14, 2019

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A Vero Beach man was charged with insurance fraud after deputies said he filed a fraudulent worker's compensation claim worth more than $100,000 following a crash in June.

Indian River County deputies arrested Curtis Huff Jr., 50, of the...