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

  • Common Defenses To A Personal Injury Lawsuit

    8 June 2016

    Being injured can put you out of work, give you high medical bills and cause distress in your life. After you were injured, you might seek a personal injury lawsuit to collect money to help you with these hardships. If you have had an injury and are seeking compensation through a personal injury lawsuit, you should be aware of the potential defenses the other side might take against your case.

  • There May Be Other Options During A Workplace Injury Issue

    23 May 2016

    An injury on the job can expose a lot of mistakes, inefficiencies, and policy problems, but it can still be a great opportunity for all involved. There may be other forms of compensation or other responsible parties that need to be considered, but you don't want to accidentally risk your workers compensation claim. Before signing anything, take a look at a few alternative or supplemental compensation angles to get what you--and maybe even your company--deserve.

  • Can Bankruptcy Get Rid Of Student Loan Debts?

    6 May 2016

    According to MarketWatch, student loan debts grow $2,726.27 every second. If you are one of the millions of Americans that have overwhelming student loan debts, bankruptcy could possibly be the answer to relieving that debt. Before filing, it is important to understand how it can impact your debts and what you need to do to qualify fro relief.  What Happens to Your Debt? When you file for bankruptcy, how your student loan debts are handled depends on which filing you choose.

  • Tips For Preparing To Filing Bankruptcy Paperwork

    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.