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Category: Employment law

Forms of Sex and Gender Discrimination at Work

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Lawyer

When you think of sex and gender discrimination, you might immediately think of hiring a male applicant over a female applicant or similar employment actions. However, did you know there are several different ways that sex and gender discrimination can manifest in the workplace? It can be difficult to know whether you were a victim of unlawful conduct, so…

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Common Business Tort Claims

Marietta Business Litigation Lawyer

The legal term “torts” refers to a civil wrong that resulted in harm and losses for another party. Torts may or may not be intentional, but when they happen in the business context, they always have the potential for extensive losses or liability – depending on which side of the claim your company is on. If you believe you…

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Determining the Value of a Business

Alpharetta Business Transactions Lawyer

There are many reasons why you might want to know the accurate value of your business. Perhaps another party has offered to purchase the business, or you are considering a merger. Maybe you decide it’s time to put the business up for sale to start a new venture, or one owner is leaving, and the company needs to purchase…

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Unlawful Retaliation for Discrimination Complaints

Atlanta employment discrimination attorney

Georgia employers are prohibited from discriminating against applicants or employees based on a variety of protected factors. These include race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, and disability under the Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act, as well as federal law. When employees believe that discriminatory conduct occurred, they should take the proper steps to report the conduct to the…

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Does a Contract Need to be in Writing?

Atlanta contracts lawyer

Contracts are a major part of life – whether you are a business owner or a consumer. You might enter into contracts without even realizing, such as by purchasing a product, paying for a haircut, or buying tickets to an event. Some contracts happen quickly with a few words between two people, and this leads to the question: does…

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Potential Age Discrimination of Millenials in 2021

discrimination attorney

Many people still consider the millennial generation to be the young adults of the workforce. However, as of January 2021, the oldest millennials (born in 1981) will begin turning 40. This makes it possible for them to begin experiencing age discrimination at work. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967 protects employees age 40 and over from…

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How Can a Lawyer Help with Mergers and Acquisitions?

Atlanta business transactions attorney

Mergers and acquisitions are highly complex transactions between businesses. There is a lot at stake and many opportunities for costly complications to arise. To best prevent issues and ensure a clean transaction, company leaders should always seek the assistance and guidance of a business transactions lawyer in Atlanta. There are many different ways a lawyer can help with the…

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Avoiding Boilerplate Contracts in Business

employment contract attorney

Contracts are an essential part of operating a business, regardless of industry or size. Whether you are a private piano instructor or a tech startup that has raised millions of dollars in capital, whenever you agree to exchange goods or services for something of value, you are entering into a contract – even if your agreement is verbal. There…

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Are Your Employees Working Remotely?

employment dispute attorney

In 2020, many companies have a largely remote workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions. In fact, many businesses plan to continue remote work for employees as it can improve the satisfaction of the workforce as well as lower overhead costs. However, when you transition to remote work, you cannot forget about employee laws with which you…

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Common Construction Disputes

construction dispute attorney

Construction projects are often a major undertaking – from getting investors or property owners to finding the right crew and contractors to bring the vision to life. Because there is often a lot of money at stake with construction plans, it is important for all parties to protect their rights and interests throughout the project. However, disputes are common…

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