Employee Handbook for Florida Based Companies

Regina Campbell
Regina Campbell | The Campbell Law Group

Regina is the Managing Partner at The Campbell Law Group located in Coral Gables, Florida.

On-Demand: November 30, 2023

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

We will delve into the critical importance of an employee handbook for organizations in Florida, exploring its role in establishing a clear framework, communicating policies, and promoting a fair and consistent work environment. We'll also discuss the specific federal and state laws that should be included in the handbook, with a focus on Florida's additional requirements. This presentation aims to provide comprehensive insights into the elements that make an effective employee handbook, emphasizing its role in legal compliance, risk mitigation, and overall business protection for Florida-based companies.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • The Significance of an Employee Handbook
  • Federal Laws and Policies
  • Florida State-Specific Policies
  • Florida and City Laws and Statutes
  • Navigating the Complexity: Outsourcing to legal experts

Date / Time: November 30, 2023

Closed-captioning available


Regina Campbell_myLawCLERegina Campbell | The Campbell Law Group

Regina is the Managing Partner at The Campbell Law Group located in Coral Gables, Florida. She and her firm have successfully prosecuted and litigated in areas such as business fraud, Ponzi schemes, tortious interference with business relationships, non-compete agreements, shareholder disputes, complex divorce cases, and postdivorce cases, especially those involving parties adept at concealing assets or evading support obligations.

Before becoming an attorney, Regina built several businesses from scratch, giving her profound expertise in intricate business and financial transactions. She is especially skilled in mergers and acquisitions (M&As), private equity funding, and the strategic drafting and planning of company structures and governance documents. She deeply understands the intricacies of management and the relationships between company shareholders or members and owners. Regina is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish, and has served businesses and families from over twenty countries with their legal need .


I. The Significance of an Employee Handbook | 11:00am – 11:20am

  • Establishing a Clear Framework | 11:00am – 11:05am
  • Communicating Policies and Expectations | 11:05am – 11:10am
  • Fostering Consistency and Fairness | 11:10am – 11:15am
  • What types of policies are typically in an employee handbook? | 11:15am – 11:20am

II. Federal Laws and Policies | 11:20am – 12:00pm

  • Equal Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws | 11:20am – 11:25am
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Policy | 11:25am – 11:30am
  • Jury Duty Leave, Military Service Leave | 11:30am – 11:35am
  • Sexual Harassment Policy, Lactation Accommodation Policy | 11:35am – 11:40am
  • Privacy laws | 11:40am – 11:45am
  • Mini-Warn and Warn | 11:45am – 11:50am
  • Analysis of whether other national or state laws apply/Issues related to multijurisdictional operations | 11:50am – 11:55am
  • American Disability Act (ADA) | 11:55am – 12:00pm

Break | 12:00pm – 12:10pm

III. Florida State-Specific Policies | 12:10pm – 12:30pm

  • Civil Air Patrol Leave | 12:10pm – 12:15pm
  • Domestic Violence Leave | 12:15pm – 12:20pm
  • Jury Duty Leave, Voting Leave | 12:20pm – 12:25pm
  • Whistleblower Protection, Witness Duty Leave | 12:25pm – 12:30pm

IV. Florida and City laws and statutes | 12:30pm – 12:50pm

  • Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992(FCRA) | 12:30pm – 12:32pm
  • Florida Min. Wage | 12:32pm – 12:34pm
  • Florida Discrimination Act | 12:34pm – 12:36pm
  • State leave laws | 12:36pm – 12:38pm
  • Human Right Ordinance, Miami-Dade County | 12:38pm – 12:40pm
  • Wage Theft Miami Dade and Broward County Ordinances | 12:40pm – 12:42pm
  • Family Leave-Miami Dade Ordinances | 12:42pm – 12:46pm
  • Living Wage ordinances | 12:46pm – 12:50pm

V. Navigating the Complexity: Outsourcing to legal experts | 12:50pm – 1:10pm

  • Challenges in Staying Updated on State-Specific Employment Laws | 12:50pm – 1:00pm
  • Importance of Experienced Attorneys in Crafting and Maintaining Handbook | 1:00pm – 1:10pm