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

  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: What to Look for and What to Do If You Suspect It

    3 June 2015

    If you have an aging loved one who resides in a nursing home, you probably agonized over the initial decision and continually worry about their physical, emotional, and mental well-being. While nursing home neglect and abuse can happen to those with even the most involved families, there are a few things you can do to lessen the odds. Below are common types of nursing home neglect and abuse, what to look for, and what to do if neglect and abuse are suspected.

  • Child Custody: What You Should Know Before Filing A Petition

    16 May 2015

    If you and your child's other parent are not married, it is essential that you obtain a legal custody order that dictates the role that each parent will play in the child's life. This is true even if the other parent is not current active in the child's life. This is because in the absence of a court-ordered custody agreement, both parents will have equal parental rights, even if one of the parents has been absent for many years.

  • Protect Your Rights And Finances Through Information - Questions For A Personal Injury Attorney

    27 April 2015

    If you find yourself in a situation where you need to seek out the services of a personal injury attorney, you know that it can be one of the most stressful times of your life. When both your physical and financial well-being are threatened, it's vital that you do everything that you can to protect your interests and work toward stability. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions that you should be sure to ask your personal injury lawyer.

  • Did You Suffer An Injury After A Slip & Fall In A Grocery Store? Learn How A Lawyer Can Help

    11 December 2014

    Slipping and falling in a grocery store can not only cause a serious injury, but it can be an embarrassing experience. If the injury was caused due to the owner neglecting to clean up a spill or fix damaged flooring materials, you may be able to sue with the help of a lawyer. Below, you will find out how a personal injury lawyer can help you sue the grocery store owner for your injury and the cost to hire one.

  • Four Big Questions Social Security Disability Applicants Have After Applying

    10 December 2014

    Lots of people who file for Social Security disability payments encounter serious issues with administrators and others. These obstacles cause these people to question whether or not they will be getting money to cover their disabilities, as provided for in this federal program. Here are some of the major things that clients often ask while they are waiting for money to come in after applying for Social Security disability benefits. Lawyers can help answer these and other questions about the rights of a disabled applicant.