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

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    14 April 2016

    Filing for bankruptcy can be stressful, but it can also be a relief if you have been drowning under your debts. You can help minimize the stress by preparing properly before you begin the process of filing the bankruptcy paperwork. The following are some tips to make the entire process go more smoothly. Tip #1: Check your prior years' taxes You must be up to date on all tax filings before you can file bankruptcy.

  • Can My Teenager Choose Which Parent Gets Custody?

    30 March 2016

    The simple answer is yes. Your teenager does have the right to request which parent gains custody over them, but you need to know more than the short answer to this question. There are many factors to take into consideration when the decision of who gets custody of a child within a divorce arises. If the child is a teen, their wishes are generally given great weight in the judge's eyes.

  • 3 Ways To Maximize Your Compensation Claim After Being In An Accident

    9 March 2016

    Being involved in any type of accident can take a lot out of you. It drains you emotionally and physically. There are so many different elements involved that it can be hard to determine what needs to be done and what doesn't. To make sure you get the compensation you deserve in your accident claim, here are three tips to help you succeed. Wait before taking the settlement offer. While it is understandable that you are going to need money to pay for your medical bills and lost wages, you don't want to jump into a settlement agreement that is going to end up costing you money.

  • 4 Reasons You Really Need A Bankruptcy Attorney

    10 February 2016

    Filing for bankruptcy is something you definitely want to avoid, if you can, by establishing good credit and keeping your debt to income ratio low. However, if your credit is so bad that it is almost unfixable, filing for bankruptcy may be your best and only option to getting out of debt. However, before you file, you should consider consulting with a bankruptcy attorney. Here are four reasons why you really need one:

  • 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.