Getting the Right Legal Service

Like doctors, lawyers are specialists. The key to getting great legal service is finding the right lawyer from the beginning. The attorney you know who specializes in criminal defense might not be the best option for business agreements and contracts.

What Are Disparate Impact and Disparate Treatment?

Perhaps the most common type of discrimination claim that employers face is disparate treatment. Disparate impact and disparate treatment are two legal theories of discrimination, and it's critically important that you protect yourself and your business from these kinds of actions.

How to Protect Your Business from Employee Theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening. According to Statistic Brain, $50 billion are stolen from U.S....

Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights & Licensing: What’s the Difference?

Diving into the world of intellectual property can be overwhelming. Especially when it comes to protecting and monetizing your information. Before getting started, you may...

6 Essential Steps to a Successful Workplace Investigation

At some point, complaints or internal problems will arise in the workplace. Many HR, compliance and business professionals don’t receive targeted training on how...

Top 5 Employment Laws Every Small Business Owner Should Know

For any business, especially a small one, hiring is not an easy task and there are a lot of areas that need attention to...

Why Your Company Needs a Buy-Sell Agreement

Think about a buy-sell agreement as what you need in the event you want to buy out a partner or co-owner. Also, what will happen if a person who is part of the business heads off to what they think are greener pastures?

Critical Info to Know About Minimum Wage Law in Your Area

As a small business owner, it's important to pay your employees at or above the legal minimum wage. As you probably know, the minimum wage is the lowest hourly rate that you as an employer can pay your employees.

7 Great Blogs & Websites for Your Law Practice

If you own a law practice or work in the legal field, you know how important it is to use the most up-to-date sources...

How to Not Become a Labor Department Enforcement Target

Over the last couple of years the Department of Labor has become fairly aggressive in its enforcement of wage and hours laws. It has been targeting industries suspected of being the most egregious offenders and it is going at enforcement in such a public way as to create a "ripple effect."

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