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

  • Estate Planning: 5 Mistakes To Avoid When You're The Personal Representative

    22 January 2016

    You've been chosen to be the personal representative for your parent's estate. Being a personal representative comes with a lot of responsibility. You must make sure that you comply with the laws and rules governing estate handling. To prevent future problems, here are four mistakes that you should avoid. Failure to Get an Adequate Number of Certified Death Certificates You might think that you're only going to need one certified death certificate.

  • What Should You Do If You Get In An Accident With An Uninsured Driver?

    6 January 2016

    Getting into a car accident can be a nightmare as it is, and things can seem a whole lot worse if you find out that the other driver does not have car insurance. You could be wondering who is going to cover your vehicle damage, medical bills and more, but you should know that you do have options. These are some of the steps that you should take if you get into an accident with an uninsured driver.

  • Are You Making These 5 Mistakes In Your Car Accident Case?

    17 December 2015

    If you have recently been in a car accident, it is possible that you have lawyered up and are heading to court. Unfortunately, it is incredibly common for people to lose their cases simply because of one of these mistakes. If you want to ensure that you get what you deserve in court, it is essential that you pay attention to avoid these common mistakes. 1. You have lied. It's pretty easy not to lie, but so many people do it anyway.

  • Top Three Best Ways To Lose A Workers Compensation Case

    2 December 2015

    Filing a workers compensation claim is lengthy and very difficult. There are several things that can either delay your case, or cause your case to be denied. Sadly, many employees are unaware of the steps that must be taken in order for your case to go smoothly. Below is a list of the most crucial mistakes that you can make while going through a workers compensation case that will ultimately result in the denial of your claim.

  • Which Trust Can You Use To Protect A Financially Irresponsible Beneficiary?

    13 November 2015

    If you concerned that a beneficiary will squander his or her inheritance, you can take action while estate planning to prevent this. There are two types of trust that are specifically designed to ensure that your beneficiary does not misuse his or her inheritance. To help ensure you select the trust that meets your needs, it is important to know the key aspects of each. Sprinkling Trust A sprinkling trust gives the trustee the power to determine how and when funds are distributed to the beneficiary.