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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    13 November 2015

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  • Do You Need a Personal Injury Attorney? 3 Troublesome Situations to Be Aware Of

    27 October 2015

    If you are suffering from an injury caused by another party's negligence, you are likely hoping that the at-fault party's insurance company will do the right thing and offer you a fair settlement. In some cases, you simply cannot rely on the other side's insurance company to compensate you. If you are the victim of a more difficult-to-prove or complicated injury, you will likely require the services of a personal injury attorney to help you get fairly compensated.

  • Making Best Use Of VA Claim Delay And Appeal Time

    12 October 2015

    Waiting for a response from the Veterans Affairs (VA) claim system can be a time-consuming and worrying ordeal. For many veterans, there isn't a lot of useful information that comes back from the VA, which means many attempts at progress are halted. It's hard to get safe and accurate information that the VA needs if you don't know what they're looking for, but an overview of VA expectations can give you a better idea of the kinds of statements and evidence you'll need.

  • 3 Things To Consider Before Hiring An Employement Attorney For Your Wrongful Termination Case

    28 September 2015

    Securing employment can be a tough task for many individuals. It usually takes a series of interviews and phone calls to get a new position, which is why securing and keeping a job is of the utmost importance. However, wrongful termination does happen and it can be frustrating and stressful to deal with. The first step often involves finding an employment lawyer that will take your case. Your employment lawyer needs as much evidence as possible to prove wrongful termination in order to win your case.

  • Foreclosure and Bankruptcy: Get the Facts

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