One of the most valuable assets of any business is the “how-to”. Whether it is website development codes, the secret recipe for making the muffins, or special techniques; how you do things, your trade secrets, can be your most valuable
In March employers with 50 or more workers were required to update their FMLA [Family Medical Leave Act] poster displayed at the workplace. Here is link to the updated poster: http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf Not sure if you are covered by FMLA.
Forming a corporation or limited liability company affords business owners protection from liability. However, after forming a corporation or company business owners may be unintentionally and unknowingly exposing themselves to unnecessary liabilities. There are legal liabilities that business owners and
Back in October, we posted about the case of Eagle v. Edcomm, Inc. Here is the second recap of the facts: Eagle was founder and executive at Defendant Edcomm. Edcomm fired Eagle. Edcomm changed Eagle’s LinkedIn password and temporarily
There has been an on-going and escalating debate: Independent contractor or employee? When is a worker an independent contractor and when is the worker an employee? The answer to that question can make a sizable monetary difference in the taxes
On the Gettins’ Blawg, we have touched on a number of employment discrimination claims. But, really how prevalent are employee discrimination claims? Each year, the EEOC publishes information about the number and kind of claims that are filed. Take a
Beginning January 1, 2013, Employers were required to update the forms they use for securing employee background checks. As we have discussed in this blawg on several occasions, performing an employee background check is not as simple as turning an
What are the most common wage and hour claims? First comes failing to pay people for dunning. Second comes not paying for work performed off the clock. Fourth comes docking employee’s pay for lunch hours that never happened. I am