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May 24, 2015

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Labor Law

Before you begin hiring staff, find out which state and federal labor laws apply to your business.

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Resources


Florida New Hire Reporting Center
(888) 854-4791 or (850) 656-3343
www.fl-newhire.com

Florida Department of Financial Services, Workers’ Compensation
(850) 413-1609
www.myfloridacfo.com/wc

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
(850) 245-7105
www.floridajobs.org/business-growth-and-partnerships

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Child Labor Program
(850) 487-1395
www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/reg/childlabor

U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division
(866) 487-9243
www.dol.gov/whd

Local Offices:
• Fort Lauderdale (954) 356-6896

• Jacksonville (904) 359-9292

• Miami (305) 598-6607

• Orlando (407) 648-6471

• Tallahassee (850) 942-8341

• Tampa (813) 288-1242

• West Palm Beach (561) 640-0474

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
www.eeoc.gov

• EEOC Headquarters
Washington, D.C. (202) 663-4900

• Miami District Office (800) 669-4000

• Tampa Field Office (800) 669-4000

• Small Business Liaison
Miami (305) 808-1799
Tampa (813) 202-7924

U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(800) 321-6742
www.osha.gov/dcsp/smallbusiness

Area Offices:
Fort Lauderdale (954) 424-0242
Jacksonville (904) 232-2895
Tampa (813) 626-1177

USF SafetyFlorida
Florida’s official OSHA safety and health consultation program dedicated to serving small businesses; consultants statewide.
(866) 273-1105
www.usfsafetyflorida.com

U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act
(800) 514-0301
www.ada.gov

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