Tampa Employee Benefits Attorneys

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Health plans and pension arrangements are governed by Florida law. Those who receive these plans can file their claims under such laws. Also, if a Tampa employer guaranteed any benefits to the employer in a contract when work began, they must make good on these.

While some benefits are paid by the employer, others involve voluntary employee contributions. Furthermore, employers often require that the employee work for a minimum amount of time with them before they are eligible to receive benefits. Those employers who provide medical plans for employees owe certain legal duties under Florida law to those they cover. They must disclose important information about the health plans, and employees are entitled to a fair process in the treatment of their claims under the plan.

What Employee Benefits are Protected by Florida law?

Also, some laws let employees who are out of work receive health care from a prior employer's plan while they are looking for a new job. Employers in Tampa also owe legal duties to employees who receive pension plans. First, the employer is required by law to provide the benefits that were guaranteed in the payment plan.

Also, it is the employer who must bear the risk of any investments that are made on behalf of an employee under a matched contribution plan. In Tampa, Florida, lawyers can help those employers who need assistance in creating pension plans that comply with employment laws. Attorneys may also help employees when it comes to obtaining the benefits described in a particular plan.

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Life in Tampa

Tampa is the seat of Hillsboro County, Florida. Tampa is home to nearly 350,000 residents including a number of professional athletes who play on local Tampa based teams. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers who won Super Bowl XXXVII champions in 2002 play at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa is also home to the Tampa Bay Lightning professional NHL hockey team. The only team claiming the "Tampa Bay" location that does not play within city limits is the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team who play in nearby St. Petersburg.

Downtown Tampa has been undergoing a revitalization project that started in 2007. Residential, hotel, and mixed use building have been constructed in an effort to revamp the downtown region and increase housing values. Rents have reduced and average of 4% in the United States but Tampa has only seen a 2% decrease. The discrepancy could be a result of the new downtown projects, however, Tampa offers outstanding transportation routes including railroad, high speed rail, sea ports, 3 nearby airports, and well maintained streets and highways.

The MacDill Air Force Base is home to the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as well as an impressive fleet of cutting edge aircraft. Tampa residents and visitors frequent the annual air show that resumed after a 2002 and 2003 hiatus resulting from the 9/11 attacks.

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