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TWiT files lawsuit against Twitter re alleged breach of contract

With the sheer amount of businesses in Florida and across the nation, companies are bound to end up with similar names from time to time. While in some cases this may not lead to conflict, if two companies with similar names operate in competitive fields, disputes may arise. An audio and video media company named TWiT has recently filed a lawsuit against Twitter, accusing the social media giant of breach of contract.

Lawsuit filed against CEO of zoo, alleging discrimination

Being subjected to unfair or unjust treatment in the workplace can be a stressful experience. Should any attempts to confront this treatment be met with retaliatory acts, individuals in Florida and elsewhere may seek to protect their rights through litigation. A former zoo employee in another state has recently filed a lawsuit against the CEO of the facility, accusing him of discrimination.

Noncompete disputes: USI files lawsuit against former employee

Many businesses in Florida and elsewhere spend years building up a healthy client base. To protect this area of operation, a company may require employees to sign an agreement to prevent them from attempting to take clients with them should they obtain future employment with a rival company. Should a breach occur in this agreement, noncompete disputes may arise, and such matters can be highly debatable topics.

Are job ads that target age groups a form of discrimination?

With the level of competition present in many fields of employment, individuals in Florida and elsewhere may face numerous challenges in pursuing the job of their dreams. One challenge that no individual should ever be forced to face is age discrimination, which is not only unjust, but also unlawful in most scenarios. However, such an act can also be difficult to detect, especially when those who miss out on job opportunities due to age aren't even aware a company is recruiting.

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