Employment Law

Protect yourself and your employees by ensuring your business practices are in compliance with the law. Our Employment Law articles can help.

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Differences You Need to Know

What does it mean to be an independent contractor and how is that status different from being a full employee?

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Employment Law 101: Accounting for Vacation Pay

The U.S. government does not regulate benefits in the private work sector, but as an employee you do have rights.

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How much privacy does an employee have at work?

Every day, millions of Americans commute to work knowing some of their legal rights for sure: they cannot be fired for the color of their skin, paid…

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Is an Employer liable for Employee injuries at a Company Retreat?

Company-sponsored retreats can be extremely beneficial to a company. They can boost morale, sustain a bond between the employer and employees, and…

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What is an Independent Contractor?

An independent contractor is a freelancer or self-employed person who provides a service and is hired by a company or individual to perform a…

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: What Employers Need to Know

As an employer, it is crucial that you understand the distinctions between an independent contractor and an employee so that you can be sure you are…

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Can a Consensual Workplace Relationship Create a Hostile Work Environment?

The dating scene is tough these days, especially for hard-working singles putting in 40-plus hours at the office every week. But if you've had your…

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What Does the Health Care Ruling Mean for Small Business?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been one of the most hotly contested election season issues. But the Supreme Court's recent ruling…

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President Signs New Federal Minimum Wage Increase into Law

On Friday, May 25, 2007, President Bush signed the first federal minimum wage increase in 10 years into law. Congress raced to approve the final Iraq…

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How to Protect your Business from Accidents that occur in the Workplace

As a small business owner, there's no scarier nightmare than a customer having an accident in your place of business. But, the true horror lies in…

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