Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law
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Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law

As a business owner, keeping informed about the finer points of employment law is important. If you're getting ready to hire your first employees, you need to be sure that you understand exactly what you can and cannot do. Don't risk getting yourself into legal trouble by asking the wrong question at the interview or making an off-hand comment that's considered legally unacceptable. I created this site to give you the basics of employment law expectations. I hope that the information here helps you to understand what you should and shouldn't do as you're interviewing and hiring your first staff members.

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Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law

  • Understanding The Three Types Of Drug Crimes

    26 January 2018

    If you have been arrested with drugs or drug paraphernalia, there are various charges you can face depending on the circumstances of your arrest and the amount of drug you were arrested with. Here are the different drugs charges you may face depending on your situation: Drug Possession This charge applies to those who are knowingly in possession of an illegal drug. Therefore, if you have borrowed a neighbor's lawn mower without knowing that they had hidden cocaine on the underside of the mower, you will not be charged with drug possession even if you are arrested with the mower and the drug is found.

  • Bail Questions Answered

    6 January 2018

    When a person is arrested and faces a criminal charge, they will need to understand the full extent of their rights in this situation. Otherwise, they may find that they experience more stress and discomfort than necessary in defending their rights. Bail can be a criminal justice topic that is poorly understood by those that have never been arrested. What Is Involved With Setting The Bail Amount? It is important to note that the process of setting a defendant's bail can vary greatly from one area of the country to another.

  • Child Custody: Unique Circumstances That May Require Legal Representation

    18 November 2017

    Child custody is a serious issue that affects many families each year. Sometimes child custody issues are resolved amicably. However, there are times when the issue can be complicated, and bitter battles may occur between opposing parties. Some custody cases may even involve individuals seeking custody who are not the biological parents of the minor children. This is why it is important to understand when you should strongly consider having legal representation for a child custody case.

  • Two Things That You Should Know About Hiring A Process Server -- Before You Do It

    26 October 2017

    It's hard to sue someone if you can't locate them. It's also hard to divorce a spouse who keeps ducking the paperwork because he or she doesn't want to start kicking in spousal support or child support. While ducking the legal paperwork that tells someone a lawsuit has been filed against them and gives them their due process won't stop the inevitable (because there are eventual ways around that sort of problem), it does slow things down, which is why hiring the right process server can be important.

  • Negligent Claims You Can Use To Pursue Damages If Your Kid Is Injured In A Swimming Pool

    24 September 2017

    Swimming pools are both enjoyable and dangerous, especially for kids, which is why they are classified as attractive nuisances. Still, you may not be entitled to an automatic compensation if your kid is injured in a swimming pool. You will have to prove that the pool owners or managers were negligent, and the negligent caused your child's injury. Here are examples of how pool owner's negligence can lead to injuries: