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: 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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Paternity Leave: Options for Dads-To-Be

Are you a working dad looking to take paternity leave? Did you know that dads can look to three main areas for help: federal law, state law, and his…

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Can This Get Me Fired? Employee Dos & Don'ts

Even if you don't think you're breaking any rules, it's wise to be familiar with basic employment law concepts so you know what constitutes employee…

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The Office Christmas Party and Legal Liability

It is traditional for business owners to invite employees to share a little holiday cheer each December, but these opportunities to let loose can…

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Watch Your Language: Can Business Owners Make an English-only Policy?

What happened when a Medical Clinic in Arizona tried to institute an "English-only" policy?

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What does Frolic and Detour Legally Mean?

Hint: It has something to do with who is responsible for injuries sustained on the job.

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Is an Employer Liable for Employee Injuries at a Company Retreat?

Employers and employees should be aware that an employer may be deemed liable if an employee injures themselves at a company-sponsored function and…

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Employment Law 101: Accounting for Vacation Pay

If you want to offer paid time off, institute a clear and consistent policy about how time is accrued and how much notice employees need to give…

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Americans with Disabilities Act: What Employers Should Know

One of the most important developments in employment law, it is essential to research this act and know what requirements and conditions apply to you.

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5 Ways to Go Green at Your Office

"Going green" is more than just a cultural buzzword, the effects can dramatically change your company's culture, and perhaps more importantly, your…

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