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Is Drug Testing Employees Required in Legal States?

October 15, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

If your company drug tests employees, now is a good time to evaluate how the expanding legalized use of marijuana will impact your policies and your business. More employees will inevitably test positive for marijuana. By taking time to evaluate […]


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10 Common Questions About Social Security

October 11, 2018

Via: Investopedia

The Social Security program was established in 1935 to provide retirement income to certain workers. It was later expanded to cover most of the U.S. workforce. Like many large, complex federal programs, it doesn’t get much love: Retirees, politicians and […]


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Can Municipalities Pass Right-to-Work Laws?

October 4, 2018

Via: FindLaw

So-called “right-to-work” laws prohibit companies and unions to enter security agreements that require all employees to become members of a union or require all members who benefit from the union contract to contribute to the costs of union representation. As […]


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What Constitutes Cruel and Unusual Punishment? A Legal Roundup

September 24, 2018

Via: FindLaw

The Eighth Amendment to the Constitution clearly prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. But what it doesn’t clearly do is describe what punishments, exactly, are cruel and unusual. That’s been left up to the courts. And while one could argue that […]


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Can the International Criminal Court Punish Americans?

September 14, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Consider the following quote from National Security Adviser and former United Nations ambassador John Bolton: “We will respond against the ICC [International Criminal Court] and its personnel to the extent permitted by U.S. law. We will ban its judges and […]


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What Are Prosecution Fees? Are They Legal?

September 12, 2018

Via: FindLaw

We all know there can be costs to breaking the law. You may have to pay a fine, or pony up for an attorney. You might have to pay some court costs, and, if you agree to community service or […]


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Top 5 Legal Insights to Avoid Age Discrimination

September 12, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Not everyone can retire when they want to. And these days, the workforce is getting older than ever. You may have noticed an increase in older applicants for positions at your small business. And while it may make business sense […]


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3 Legal Questions to Ask Before Surgery

September 5, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Having surgery is a major life event. Whether it is elective or life-dependant, minor or major, wanted or not, every surgery carries risk. Risk of failure, lengthy recovery, and even risk of death. Assuming you have done your due diligence choosing […]


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When Lawyers Need a Lawyer: Divorce, Discipline, Crime

September 4, 2018

Via: FindLaw

While nearly all lawyers will, at some point or another, consider representing themselves in some legal matter, it’s often a bad idea. Perhaps the worst areas a lawyer can elect to self-represent include attorney discipline, personal family law matters, as […]


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Patients With Passports: Is Medical Tourism Legal?

August 29, 2018

Via: FindLaw

The health care industry is in a state of flux, and not just over the Affordable Care Act. Medical tourism, when patients travel to foreign countries for medical care, is a burgeoning trend. In 2014, 1.4 million Americans embarked on […]