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- Small Businesses and Disposal of Hazardous Waste
While working under the United States Environmental Protection Agency and ensuring that all guidelines are in adherence, the small business owner is able to ensure that hazardous waste and other protocols do not incur violations. To accomplish this, the owner and management must ensure these harmful chemicals and substances transfer to disposal units properly.
- At What Point Does an Email Become a Binding Contract?
Massachusetts, as well as other jurisdictions, have allowed emails to form the basis of a binding contract.
- Indiana Hotel Charges a Customer for Posting a Negative Online Review
In March of 2016, Katrina Arthur and her husband were guests at the Abbey Inn in Nashville, Indiana. In statements made to the press and to the hotel after their stay, the Arthurs said that they experienced problems at the hotel as soon as they arrived, noting that their hotel room was unkempt.
- How to Draft a Consumer Protection Demand Letter under Massachusetts G.L.C.93A, Sec. 9
Litigation involving claims of unfair or deceptive business practices under Chapter 93A is, to say the least, a frequent occurrence in Massachusetts civil cases. Quite often, Chapter 93A claims are a mechanism for a plaintiff to potentially recovery multiple damages against a business including, attorney's fees, costs, and interest.
- Policies Governing Employees' Use of Computer Equipment
Have you ever walked up on an employee using Facebook on the clock or standing at the copier with a stack of personal documents?
- Employment Agreements Such as Severance, Non-Compete, etc.
There are a variety of agreements that should be considered for your company's employment documents, depending on the complexity and nature of the business. Not all will apply to all businesses and some may seem unnecessary.
- Disaster Losses and Gains for Businesses
Disaster losses occur with frequency when a natural disaster occurs in the area which affects the possible gains in profits and revenue. The potential for profit in the year is subsequently damaged to the point that the Internal Revenue Service provides tax deductions to the company for the previous year with an amended return.
- Protecting the Rights of Minority Shareholders and Dissenting Shareholders in San Diego
What should you know about protecting the rights of minority shareholders and dissenting shareholders in San Diego California? California has granted specific rights to minority shareholders of corporations who are based in California, even if the company was formed under the corporate laws of another state such as a “Delaware Corporation.”
- Employee Handbooks
Every business has different processes, applicable standards and regulations, and values; therefore a proper employee handbook for your staff should not be a downloaded, unedited sample you find in the wilds of the internet.
- Top 3 Legal Pitfalls Small Businesses Encounter
With an industrial spirit, and enviable ambition, many small business owners leave no stone unturned in the marketplace. They see opportunity at every turn, and innovation knocking at each door. The sole focus of many small business owners is how to connect their talent, insight, and products with the millions of marketplace consumers.