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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    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.

  • Why It Is Best That You Do Not Go To Court Without A DUI Lawyer

    19 March 2018

    It is very important to make sure that you are doing everything you can to legally protect yourself in the event that you are charged with a DUI that you need to appear in court for. The best thing you can do is to find the best possible DUI lawyer and retain his or her services immediately. You do not want to make the mistake of going through this legal process without a lawyer by your side.

  • 3 Tips Women Should Follow Before Going Through A Divorce

    26 February 2018

    If you've reached the conclusion that your marriage is over, you've probably already been thinking about divorce for a while. But before you go through with it, you should take steps to make sure that you will be ready to make it to the other side fully intact. Here are three tips to help you get through your divorce and move on with your life. Create Your Own Nest Egg

  • Understanding The Three Types Of Drug Crimes

    26 January 2018

    If you have been arrested with drugs or drug paraphernalia, there are various charges you can face depending on the circumstances of your arrest and the amount of drug you were arrested with. Here are the different drugs charges you may face depending on your situation: Drug Possession This charge applies to those who are knowingly in possession of an illegal drug. Therefore, if you have borrowed a neighbor's lawn mower without knowing that they had hidden cocaine on the underside of the mower, you will not be charged with drug possession even if you are arrested with the mower and the drug is found.

  • Bail Questions Answered

    6 January 2018

    When a person is arrested and faces a criminal charge, they will need to understand the full extent of their rights in this situation. Otherwise, they may find that they experience more stress and discomfort than necessary in defending their rights. Bail can be a criminal justice topic that is poorly understood by those that have never been arrested. What Is Involved With Setting The Bail Amount? It is important to note that the process of setting a defendant's bail can vary greatly from one area of the country to another.