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What Does An Employment Lawyer Do For Clients?

Employment law is one of the biggest branches of law in existence — and employment lawyers certainly have their work cut out for them. They cover claims about sexual harassment, wages, unfair hours, severance packages, discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, and … Continue reading

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What Is A “Safe Working Environment” By Law?

State and federal laws require varying degrees of safety to be provided by employers. What is a “safe working environment” by law? In general, you already know the answer through intuition. Employers must implement various preventative measures to mitigate the … Continue reading

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Which Type Of Business Formation Should I Choose?

Let’s say you have the perfect idea for a new business. There’s a new product or service you know the world needs, and you might be the only one providing it. But you’ve never started a business before. You’re learning … Continue reading

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A Summary Of Important U.S. Employment Laws

Many workers are protected by law from overwork or underpayment. What other protections are in force? Employees have the right to a safe work environment. This is why COVID-19 has changed the way most businesses operate. Employees are required to … Continue reading

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Can Divorce Result In Wage Garnishment?

Divorce is one of the most costly endeavors a person can embark upon — and maybe it should be, since couples take a vow to keep one another in sickness and in health for the rest of their lives. But … Continue reading

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What Are The Weirdest Employment Laws Worldwide?

Most people who have been working more than a year or two have experienced their fair share of dinnertime story events — many of which were probably based on a whacky U.S. law that should never have been written. Sometimes … Continue reading

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What Happens When A Coworker Assaults You On The Job?

Most employment contracts specifically state that conversations about controversial subjects are off limits as soon as you walk through the front door. That means no talking about religion or politics. But guess what? Disputes will occur regardless of whether or … Continue reading

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What Impact Will SCOTUS Have On Employment Law In 2022?

Conservatives dominate liberals in the Supreme Court 2 to 1 — and even though the highest court in the land is supposed to be non-partisan, most of us know what kind of impact this could have on any controversial law … Continue reading

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Legal Roadblock For Automation In New York City

When we contemplate how far automation has come in the last ten years, we usually visualize big cities. New York, Los Angeles, even Seattle. These are the places where technology has been meaningfully developed or implemented in a way the … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Employment Law In 2022

Many pieces of legislation will take effect by January 1, 2022. Employers should speak with their legal teams to implement the requisite changes as soon as possible. Some of the following are major changes, while many represent only minor inconveniences. … Continue reading

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