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

  • 10 Definitions To Know Before Meeting With Your Criminal Defense Lawyer

    11 October 2018

    If you have been charged with a crime, one of the first and most important things you need to do is meet with a criminal lawyer. He or she can guide you through the court process and hopefully get the charges against you reduced or dropped completely. This first meeting with your lawyer can be a little stressful, as you're sure to be embarrassed about the situation and apprehensive about the consequences.

  • Three Different Types Of Spousal Support

    27 June 2018

    When a marriage is coming to an end, the financial situation of the couple can be in for a major upheaval. For spouses that have been depending on the income of their spouse, the divorce might be put off due to fears of suffering an economic disparity. This situation constitutes the primary reason that spousal support (alimony and maintenance) exists, so read on to learn about the three main types of spousal support and more about why it might be needed.

  • Ready To File For Social Security Disability? Important Prep Work

    27 June 2018

    Being able to work at your job is never guaranteed, but the Social Security Administration (SSA) does have a program when things go wrong. If you have a qualifying medical condition, you may be approved for benefits from the SSA program called Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), and a little prep work beforehand might mean a more satisfactory application and approval process. Read on to learn more about social security insurance services.

  • Been In An Accident? Signs Of A Concussion To Watch Out For

    24 May 2018

    Concussions are common following an auto accident. The tricky thing about a concussion is that it can take multiple hours, and sometimes days, for all of the symptoms of a concussion to manifest. It is important to be aware of the signs of a concussion so that you and your loved ones can monitor you after a car accident to ensure that you are truly okay. You Lost Consciousness During the Accident

  • Fight For Your Rights: What To Do After A Work-Related Injury

    7 May 2018

    If you've been seriously injured at work, you need to do everything you can to protect your rights. That means becoming your own advocate. There are specific steps you'll need to take to ensure that you get the care and compensation you're entitled to. You can't assume that your employers insurance company will have your best interest in mind. In most instances, workers compensation insurance providers are mainly interested in preserving their bottom line, which means you're care will take a back seat.