This Special Edition of Legal Updates contains an attachment with information regarding all of the employment law bills that have had action taken on them, been filed or withdrawn through January 26, 2016. You will note that following the bill summary you will find HR Florida’s position on each of the bills.  As in past years, HR Florida’s legislative team is asking its members and chapter members to write to their representatives and senators in support of HR Florida’s position on each of these bills. 

The highlights of the changes are as follows:  1) House Bill 113 (tax credit for student interns) has been withdrawn so it was removed from the list; and 2) Senate Bill 294 (paid sick leave was defeated in the Senate Commerce Committee on Monday, January 25th.
Finding out who your state representative or senator is has never been easier.   Here are the links to the House and the Senate’s respective websites: