This page contains specific Commission orders that have been designated by the Commission as precedential or of particular significance.  These orders may be researched under the topical headings below.  You may also retrieve a specific Commission precedential order by number using the search feature.  The orders on this site may have been edited to correct typographical or other errors.  Additionally, information identifying the parties to these cases has been redacted to preserve their privacy.

Pursuant to Section 120.53(1) and (2), Fla. Stat., relating to indexing and maintenance of agency final orders, the Commission maintains a database containing the original text of all final orders and the final order indexes at its headquarters. The Commission’s database is not available online, but it may be accessed by contacting the Commission Clerk at (850) 487-2685, 101 Rhyne Building, 2740 Centerview Drive, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-4151.

Search for Orders by RAAC Order No. (e.g., 14-00001)

Able to and Available for Work

Adequacy of Factual Findings

Americans with Disabilities Act

Collateral Estoppel


Discharge – Attendance (Section 443.036(29)/(30)(c), Fla. Stat.) 

Discharge – Carelessness or Negligence (Section 443.036(29)/(30)(b), Fla. Stat.)

Discharge Causation

Discharge – Conduct Demonstrating a Conscious Disregard of an Employer’s Interests (Section 443.036(29)/(30)(a), Fla. Stat.)

Discharge – Constructive

Discharge – Defenses to Policy/Rule Violation (Section 443.036(29)/(30)(e)1.a.-c.)

Discharge – Dishonesty

Discharge - During Resignation Notice Period

Discharge – Fighting/Provocation

Discharge – Failure to Maintain Necessary License

Discharge – Insubordination

Discharge – Poor Performance

Discharge – Profanity/Racial Epithet

Discharge – Preservation of Employment

Discharge – Sleeping on the Job

Discharge – Retaliatory

Discharge – Social Media

Discharge – Theft

Discharge – Violation of Law


Evidence - Admissions

Evidence - Best Evidence

Evidence - After Acquired

Evidence – Circumstantial

Evidence - Business Records

Evidence – Corroborative/Supplemental Hearsay

Evidence – Fifth Amendment Privilege

Evidence - Similar Acts/Propensity

Evidence - Public Records

Fair Labor Standards Act/ Florida Minimum Wage Act

Family and Medical Leave Act

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Immigration Reform and Control Act

Independent Contractors

Leaves of Absence

Non-Competition/Duty of Loyalty

Probationary Period

Sale of Business

School Employees/Contractual School Employees

Severance Pay

Suitable Work - Failure to Apply for or Accept


Temporary Help Firms/Employee Leasing Companies/Day Labor Pools

Total/Partial Unemployment

Voluntary Quit - Family Emergency

Voluntary Quit – Domestic Violence

Voluntary Quit - Job Abandonment

Voluntary Quit - Health

Voluntary Quit - Material Change in Terms of Employment

Voluntary Quit - Non-Employment Actions of Employer

Voluntary Quit - Other Employment

Voluntary Quit - Reasonable Effort to Preserve Employment

Voluntary Quit - Religious Reasons

Voluntary Quit - Relocation Due to Military Spouse's Order

Voluntary Quit - Voluntary Layoff Agreement

Voluntary Quit - Worker's Compensation Settlement Agreement

Voluntary Quit - Working Conditions

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