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Tag: employment law

Avoiding Boilerplate Contracts in Business

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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?

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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

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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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Issuing Final Paychecks to Employees

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Many companies do not need their full workforce or might need to cut payroll. In addition, some employees might quit to find other work, due to a lack of childcare, or other circumstances. In any event, business owners should be prepared for changes in their staff as 2020 progresses. One issue to remember is that there are rules regarding…

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Is Your Company Ready to Hire Employees?

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Many new or smaller companies rely on independent contractors to complete work needed – or owners may try to handle all the work themselves. There often comes a time when you need to hire employees to grow your business and maintain quality operations. Before you hire an employee, there are many legal issues to consider, and you should not…

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Should You Have Your Employees Sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

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As an employer, you’ve likely heard about non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), which are exactly what they sound like they are – agreements that prevent a party from disclosing information to others. You may be wondering whether you need your employees to sign a non-disclosure agreement. The answer to this question, as it often is in the law, is that it…

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