Employment Law

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

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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Legal Debacles: Halloween Costumes

More and more adults are dressing up for Halloween—often at work. It can be fun or, in some cases, fraught with horror, resulting in circumstances…

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The Right Way to Hire Domestic Help

Need help but don't know where to start? here's an overview of your options.

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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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Can Your Employer Make Money on Your Death? Corporate-Owned Life Insurance Policies

Is your boss trying to collect on your death? And is it legal?

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Hiring Practices and Social Media

While it might be tempting for an employer to type a potential candidate's name in Google's search box to learn more about their background, there…

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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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