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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    2 September 2016

    Once you've filed the appropriate papers for your disability suit, you might think the hard part is over and that you'll soon be notified about when you'll be receiving your SSDI benefits. However, you still need to talk to an administrative judge at a hearing specifically designed to learn more about you and your particular needs. This can make you uncomfortable, but if you can manage to steer clear of the following errors, your hearing should go well.

  • Loved One Died While In The Hospital? Two Reasons Why You May Need A Wrongful Death Attorney

    17 August 2016

    If a loved one recently passed away while in the hospital, you may be left reeling.  This is especially true if the individual seemed to be getting better, only to take a dramatic turn for the worse.  While it's easy to imagine that it was simply their time to go, it's possible that you still have some suspicions.  Use this information to learn more about why it may be time to hire a wrongful death attorney.

  • Injured While Camping In A National Park? Who To Sue And How To Sue Them

    14 July 2016

    If you go camping in a national park and you are injured there, you may be able to sue. While most people assume that camping in a state park comes with some risks (e.g., encountering hungry wildlife, tripping over tree roots, etc.), certain injuries above and beyond these risks may be viewed as grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. Here is how your personal injury lawyer will determine who to sue and how.

  • Helping Your Child With Epilepsy Receive Social Security Benefits

    29 June 2016

    Children with epilepsy are dealt a very difficult hand early in life. Many will find it difficult to grow and progress due to their disorder, and will experience a wide range of problems. Understanding the impact of this disease and the way that social security can help, can give your child the support they need to live a full and happy life. The Impact On Your Child's Life Will Be Immediate

  • 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.