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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 985
JUVENILE JUSTICE; INTERSTATE COMPACT ON JUVENILES
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F.S. 985.325
985.325 Threatening or dismissing an employee prohibited.
(1) An employer, or the employer’s agent, may not dismiss from employment an employee who is summoned to appear before the court under s. 985.319 solely because of the nature of the summons or because the employee complies with the summons.
(2) If an employer, or the employer’s agent, threatens an employee with dismissal, or dismisses an employee, who is summoned to appear under s. 985.319, the court may hold the employer in contempt.
History.s. 40, ch. 94-209; s. 1348, ch. 95-147; s. 28, ch. 97-238; s. 41, ch. 2006-120.
Note.Former s. 39.0495; s. 985.22.