Well, its a few days until kickoff at Superbowl LI. If your office is like many, someone is collecting money for Super Bowl squares. Most employees and employers view a friendly office pool as all in good fun and most of the time it is.
But, don’t forget, under Florida law workplace gambling is technically illegal and could form the basis for a Florida whistleblower action.
Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP. Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims. You can contact Dori at 561-804-4417 or firstname.lastname@example.org.