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.


Employer Fundamentals: Understanding Employment Law

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    29 October 2019

    The wait to get a decision on your Social Security Disability claim can be excruciating. Adding to your frustration, the disability examiner charged with making decisions in your case contacts you and says that the agency wants you to go to a doctor that you've never seen before for something called a "consultative examination."  Here's what you need to know about consultative exams, including what to expect and how to handle yourself.

  • Handling The Death Of A Loved One: Why You Might Need To Hire A Wrongful Death Attorney

    9 October 2019

    When a wrongful death occurs, it means the death likely could have been avoided if it were not for the negligence of another person. These types of deaths can occur in a number of situations, including motor vehicle accidents, surgical procedures, and work-related accidents. If an important person in your life has passed because of the negligence of someone else, you need to talk things over with a wrongful death lawyer.

  • Handling A Family Law Dispute

    4 September 2019

    When a person finds themselves involved with a serious dispute with a member of their family, resolving this situation can be a delicate balance. Despite the personal stress that one of these events might cause you, it can be possible to resolve these matters with the assistance of an attorney with experience working family law cases. Avoid Waiting Too Long To Retain A Family Attorney One of the most common mistakes that people make in family disputes is waiting too long to retain an attorney.

  • Meeting With A Personal Accident Attorney For The First Time

    31 July 2019

    After you suffer an accident, speaking with an attorney can be one of the best steps to take. These professionals will be able to help you understand your rights in terms of pursuing compensation from the parties that caused the accident or conditions that led to your injuries. What Types Of Documents Should You Prepare? Prior to meeting with an attorney, it can be useful to take some time to prepare a range of documents.

  • What You Need To Know About Workers' Compensation

    2 July 2019

    No matter what type of job you have, the possibility of getting injured is always there. Whether you work among hazardous chemicals or in an office, you can get hurt in a variety of ways. If you are hurt at work, you can qualify for workers' compensation coverage. The following are some things you should know. What Is Covered with Workers' Compensation? One question you may have is what you will get with workers' compensation.