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What Information Should You Include in Your Employee Handbook?

April 11, 2024

When your business has grown to the point of hiring multiple employees or if you are planning to take on investors or are in the…

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Court Ices Hotly Contested Labor Rule

April 8, 2024

Anyone who uses contract labor or services can breathe a little easier…for now.  In Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. National Labor Relations Board,…

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Getting Paid for Unpaid Construction Work: Understanding When To Pursue a Mechanic’s Lien and Other Options You May Have

March 25, 2024

You’re a contractor who renovated a bathroom, given a home’s exterior a facelift, or perhaps you’ve constructed an addition that adds square footage to a…

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Navigating Change: Proposed Rule Impacting Federal Contractors’ Hiring Practices

February 27, 2024

We’ve got our eyes on a recent proposed rule that could impact those bidding on federal contracts. While we’re still digging into the details, it…

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Navigating Contract Disputes in Real Estate Transactions

February 22, 2024

From boundary or property line disputes to failures to disclose property defects and breaches of contract or duty, these are just some examples of contentious…

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Quiet Title Actions: Resolving Ownership Disputes in Real Estate

February 21, 2024

Are you and someone else both claiming rights to the same home or piece of land? Are you unable to reach an agreement about property…

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The Importance of OSHA Compliance in the Construction Industry

February 14, 2024

As someone who owns a construction company, you don’t likely need any reminding of how dangerous that line of work can be. All it takes…

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Crafting Effective Worker Agreements: Five Provisions

February 13, 2024

From non-disclosure to non-compete agreements, independent contractor, at-will, fixed-term employment, and executive contracts. There are many different types of work-related agreements you and your contractors,…

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Fair Labor Standards Final Rule on Employee/Independent Contractor Distinction

January 9, 2024

The Department of Labor is releasing its final rule on distinguishing employees from independent contractors for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The…

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Employee Claims: How To Handle Complaints and Investigations

December 12, 2023

No practice or policy can fully insulate your business from an allegedly actionable employment claim. Where accidents, injuries, and disability are involved, insurers often direct…

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