Last month, the Third DCA issued an opinion on the subject of timely requesting an administrative hearing.  The case is Dixon v. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  The order on appeal was a final administrative order, appealable under section 120.68(1), Florida Statutes. The case began when the Department made an administrative complaint against Dixon…

Read More

Earlier this week, the First DCA issued an opinion in favor of our client, GBR Enterprises, Inc.  The case is Department of Revenue v. GBR Enterprises, Inc.  The order on appeal was a final administrative order, appealable under section 120.68(1), Florida Statutes. The case began with a Department audit against GBR for sales and use…

Read More

The First DCA recently issued an opinion dealing with the interesting of issue of agency rulemaking.  The case is MB Doral, LLC v. Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco.  The order on appeal was a final administrative order, appealable under section 120.68(1), Florida Statutes. MB Doral operates a bar…

Read More

This article addresses why certain employers are not subject to the Florida Civil Rights Act (“Act”).  Disgruntled employees are constantly seeking relief against employers for violations of the Act.  The Act makes it unlawful for any employer to discriminate or retaliate against an employee because of the employee’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,…

Read More