Conflict in the workplace happens. Whether it is between co-workers, managers, or customers, disputes arise and need to be addressed quickly and efficiently. Unresolved conflict can lead to a disengaged and unhappy workforce, which can be detrimental to your business....read more
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Do I Need to Hire a Business Attorney for Help With Taxes?
When it comes to filing business taxes, careful preparation makes all the difference. If you make filing errors on your taxes or the IRS thinks you did, addressing their challenges can be overwhelming and intimidating. It is an investment of time and money, but the...read more
Protecting Trade Secrets and Confidential Information in the Workplace
As a business owner, you likely have information that you would like to keep secret from your competitors. This type of information is known as a “trade secret,” and it is important to take steps to protect it. Similarly, you may also have information that is not...read more
Employee Privacy Rights in the Workplace
The workplace can be a tricky environment to navigate, especially when it comes to understanding your rights as an employee. Employers often track internet, email, and phone use, so employees do not have an expectation of privacy in the workplace, but employee privacy...read more
What Are Insolvency Laws and How Do They Help Small Businesses?
The word “insolvency” signifies financial distress for individuals or businesses when debts cannot be paid on time. It is generally used after a company has entered into informal arrangements with its creditors to pay off what is due. When those do not pan out,...read more
The Role of Contracts in a Business Relationship
A contract is a legal document that outlines the scope of the agreement between two or more parties, as well as their respective rights and responsibilities. It also serves as a legal protection for both parties involved in case of a dispute or disagreement. Why Use...read more
Do I Need an Employment Lawyer to File a Discrimination Claim?
For complex legal situations like a workplace discrimination claim, it is often a good idea to seek advice and guidance from legal counsel. An experienced employment lawyer can help you navigate the difficult process ahead. How an Employment Lawyer Can Help You? An...read more
Managing Risk in Business
Businesses that are not protected from risk are vulnerable when unpredictable situations occur and spiral out of control. While situations like skyrocketing interest rates and politics cannot be controlled by the business owner, entrepreneurs can protect themselves...read more
Can Non-Compete Agreements be Banned?
Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that non-compete agreements could be banned, removing the standard workplace practice of restricting a worker’s ability to move between jobs. These contracts have been used in the past to protect companies’...read more
Does Pregnancy Stigma Exist in the Workplace?
Despite numerous laws banning pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, pregnant employees continue to report varying degrees of harassment and stigmatization. In fact, according to the most available Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and other...read more