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- How Should My Company in New York Address a Worker’s Complaint of Hostile Work Environment Harassment?
In New York, hostile work environment harassment involves conduct so objectively offensive as to alter the conditions of the victim’s environment, which is subjectively perceived as hostile or intimidating.
- Protect Yourself from Liability Caused by Your Employees' Mistakes and Misdeeds
Appliance repair, carpet cleaning, and plumbing all have one thing in common: They can face expensive legal liability if a mistake is made or a mishap results in damage to the customer's home. Such liability is even worse if an injury is involved. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself and your company from such things. Be sure to implement them to keep your risks in check.
- Minimizing Legal Liability in Hiring and Firing
Every company that hires employees will eventually run into one that needs to be let go. The problem is that the problematic employee may not agree that he or she would be better off working elsewhere.
- Is Your Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable under Georgia Law?
Keeping your company’s proprietary data private protects your market share and while preserving its reputation for high-quality goods and services. Recent changes in Georgia’s Non-Competition laws may change how you keep your enterprise protected from unnecessary competition.
- New York State Increases Minimum Salary For Executive And Administrative Exemptions From Overtime Pay
New York State recently raised the minimum salary level for certain white collar exemptions from overtime pay laws.
- Liability of Employers and Payors of Funds in Child Support Matters
Employers and Payors of Funds may face contempt and other significant penalties if they fault to properly withhold proceeds from income or payments to someone who owe child support. Understanding the obligations is critical to avoiding potential liabilities.
- What All Employees Should Know About the FMLA
When and why you can take FMLA leave.
- Employee Versus Independent Contractor: Avoid 3 Hiring Mistakes Florida Businesses Often Make
The process of hiring someone to work for you can be nerve-wracking and riddled with potential traps that can have expensive legal consequences.
- Job Protection for Pregnant Employees
Some women who become pregnant receive congratulations from their co-workers and managers. But that is not the case for others - there are still women today that fear they will lose their jobs due to pregnancy. For this reason, it is imperative for women who are or may become pregnant to be aware of their rights as a working woman.
- What You Need to Know about Treaty Employee Visas When Immigrating to Florida
Treaty employees from foreign countries that have signed navigation and commerce treaties with the United States can use treaty employee visas to gain entrance to the United States. They can do this as an employee of a treaty trader who has started an import/export business between the United States and the employee’s country of origin.