Business Attorney,Lawyer
Written by Edward Lai

What to Look Out for to Start a Business in 2017

Starting a new business is never an easy task; there are constant changes in the corporate world that a potential business owner has to look out for. There are numerous laws and regulations for owning and operating a business on not only the federal, state and county level, but in some states at the city level as well.

So what are some of the potential changes that business owners have to look out for in 2017? Let’s take a quick look at the some of the important points:

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Business Attorney,Construction
Written by Edward Lai

What Job Searchers Should Look Forward to in 2017

The U.S economy is looking stronger as a new report shows that the unemployment rate has dropped below five percent. With this being said, those seeking jobs will have a lot to look out for when job hunting during the next year. If those looking for a job are left unprepared they could find themselves jobless for longer than expected.

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Business Attorney,lawyer , help
Written by Edward Lai

Federal Contractors are Now Required to Allow Paid Sick Leave to Employees

The Department of Labor has finally issued regulations requiring all federal contractors provide paid sick leave to their employees. The regulations, which were implemented on September 29, affect about 1.5 million employees nationwide.

Which employees are affect by the regulations?

All employees who work for a federal contractor under a covered contract are eligible for paid sick leaves. But what does a covered contract mean?

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Attorney,Employment Law
Written by Edward Lai

Drafting a Company Hostile Work Environment Policy

All businesses, regardless of size, should have an official policy regarding the prevention of a hostile work environment. Each hire should be made aware of this policy at the beginning of his or her employment. Moreover, each new employee should also know that there is zero tolerance for any person who does not comply with the company’s hostile work environment policy.

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Employment Law, Attorney
Written by Edward Lai

What are Your Rights as an Employee?

As an employee your job is a major component of your life. It feeds you and your family, it helps you keep clothes on your back and a roof over your head, and provides opportunity for your family.  Even though most of us have a work supervisor, not all the power is in his or her hands. Every employee has a set of rights that must be provided by the employer at all times.

While some of these rights might sound silly or common sense, it is surprising how many employers do not follow the rules regarding these rights as mandated by the government.

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Attorney,Employment Law
Written by Edward Lai

A Look into Wrongful Termination

Every day, people are fired from their jobs for different reasons. However upon closer evaluation, how many people were actually fired properly? Have you actually looked into the definition of  proper termination and wrongful termination? If you believe that you have been wrongfully terminated, you can file a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit against your former employer.

So what does wrongful termination actually mean? Legally wrongful termination is described as the situation where the employee’s contract was terminated by the employer, but the grounds for the termination breaches one or more terms of the terms of contract of employment, or  a statute of employment law.

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