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Creating a Fair and Enforceable Employment Agreement

As a business owner, you put time and money into recruiting and cultivating key employees, and it is reasonable to want to protect your investment. You may not need an employment contract for all staff members, but you should have a written agreement for: Key managers and professionals Any employee who is privy to confidential […]

Payroll Violations: Stealing Tips, Deducting Pay and Ignoring Overtime

People who work in the service industry are often subject to the whims of patrons and supervisors. Weekly pay rates may be affected by minimum wage laws, hours scheduled, tips accumulated, overtime rate enforcement, punitive policies and other employment practices that affect income. Many workers cannot rely on a steady paycheck if their managers engage […]

The Administrative Process for Workplace Discrimination Claims

Before you can file a lawsuit for workplace discrimination, there is an administrative process you must follow. This is important to know because the applicable deadlines for filing these types of administrative complaints are far shorter than the typical time limits associated with lawsuits. Failing to follow these procedures and file a timely charge with […]

The Administrative Process for Workplace Discrimination Claims

Before you can file a lawsuit for workplace discrimination, there is an administrative process you must follow. This is important to know because the applicable deadlines for filing these types of administrative complaints are far shorter than the typical time limits associated with lawsuits. Failing to follow these procedures and file a timely charge with […]

Beware of Non-Compete Clauses in Your Employment or Severance Agreement

Accepting a new job is always an exciting time. Similarly, leaving an existing job can be exciting or stressful depending on the circumstances. In either case, it can be easy to overlook the fine print on your employment or severance agreement. If you notice that a non-compete clause or similar language has been included, however, […]

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