Crisis management has been defined as the process by which an organization deals with a disruptive and unexpected event that threatens to harm the company or its stakeholders. Before a crisis happens, business owners should think about how the situation … [Read More...]
Many years ago when I was a young lawyer starting to represent businesses, I started looking for ways to learn more things that I could offer to my clients. Of course, I could read more articles about legal topics. I … [Read More...]
Family Business Law is Not Family Law: Handling Management and Legal Challenges in a Family Business
Unlike family law that deals with issues such as divorce, child custody and alimony, family business law deals with the issues associated with starting, growing and transferring your business. However, there really isn’t an official area of law called “family … [Read More...]
Companies are facing new and different challenges that were never considered in the past. Employee retention, increased government regulation, increased cost of legal compliance, global competition, political uncertainty and many other factors have created issues that owners have been forced … [Read More...]
More than two decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, many facilities covered under this law are still being sued for their alleged failure to comply with the standards.
What is the ADA ?
The … [Read More...]
All businesses who conduct criminal background checks on potential employees should be mindful when determining how to use the background checks in making hiring decisions. While federal law places some limits on how employers can use criminal background checks in … [Read More...]
The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is the federal law that establishes minimum wage and overtime pay requirements. Under the FLSA, employers must pay employees at least the federal minimum wage and overtime at a rate of at least one … [Read More...]
While there are differences between a Shareholders’ Agreement and an Operating Agreement, there are many advantages to entering into such an agreement. Putting such an agreement in place is often not addressed when starting a new business, but it is … [Read More...]