Performance Appraisals: Florida
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Julie DiMauro
- Florida employers may voluntarily provide performance appraisals. However, an employee may file certain court claims based on poor performance reviews. See Employer Liability Regarding Performance Appraisals.
- The Florida Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. See Performance Appraisals and Discrimination.
- Florida law prohibits retaliation against employees who engage in protected activities. See Performance Appraisals and Retaliation.
- Florida courts recognize negligent hiring and retention claims. See Negligent Retention.