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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Why Job Titles Don’t Always Reflect the Value of Employees

October 18, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Job titles don’t always capture value creation in an organization. They do have their place in our professional lives. For example, they do a fine job aligning a company’s org chart. However, they can do damage by creating entitlement in […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Another Uber Lesson: Firing an Employee at the Center of Scandal

September 5, 2017

Via: FindLaw

Uber has more problems than an old car and it’s starting to break down — legally. Drivers have sued the company for overtime and other complaints. Contractors have sued for unpaid bills. A competitor has sued for stealing technology. But […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

35 Hiring Tips From The Pros

September 1, 2017

Via: Fit Small Business

According to Harvard Business Review, 80% of employee turnover stems from bad hiring decisions while a study by Brandon-Hall found that 95% of employers admitted to committing hiring mistakes by recruiting the wrong people. To help you avoid these common […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

The 4 Rules of Treating Employees Equitably

August 29, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

As humans, we want to be treated equitably. We want to know that we’re valued, that our work matters, and that we are compensated fairly for our efforts. The concept of equity involves looking at a situation and identifying the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Will California’s New Parental Leave Law Apply to Your Small Business?

June 2, 2017

Via: FindLaw

The California legislature has passed a bill that would expand parental leave laws in the state to cover more small to midsize businesses. Currently, the laws requiring parental leave only apply to employers with 50 or more employees. This bill, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

When to Fire an Employee at the Center of a Social Media Scandal

May 23, 2017

Via: FindLaw

While going viral can be a boon for business, it can also lead to nightmarish PR disasters. Take for example the recent United Airlines scandal where a passenger was dragged off the plane. The incident made national news headlines for […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

What Employers Need to Know About Genetic Information Discrimination

May 22, 2017

Via: FindLaw

Most employers know about the various protected classes such as race, national origin, religion, gender, disability, medical condition, and sexual orientation. However, many employers are unaware of the fact that a person’s genetic information is also protected. Under the Genetic […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How to Break Up With Your Business Partner the Right Way

May 16, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Successful startups may run into many growing pains and hurdles during their first several years of existence, including partnership breakups. If you take the statistics commonly used today at face value, the odds are not in a partnership’s favor. The […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Legal Tips for Adding a Business Partner

May 15, 2017

Via: FindLaw

There are ways to contribute to a startup or small business that go beyond the standard 9-to-5. And there are ways to compensate for those contributions beyond the bi-weekly paycheck. For instance, while some partners will make financial investments in […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Tips to Minimize Business Liability for Employee Drinking

May 10, 2017

Via: FindLaw

As National Geographic recently chronicled, fermented drinks and alcohol have been a part of human culture since there was a human culture. Booze, in all its myriad incarnations has become so entwined in our daily and nightly lives that we […]