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05 / 30 / 2017

Employee Theft: What to Do If an Employee Steals from Your Company

Learning that a trusted employee is stealing from your company can be a shocking experience. At first, you may feel like looking the other way or reacting violently. Neither is a good response. Looking the other way encourages further issues, not just...

05 / 09 / 2017

How to Avoid Whistleblower Complaints and Protect Your Business

A whistleblower is an employee who makes a complaint to law enforcement or regulatory agencies about a company’s illegal or unsafe conduct. This person is figuratively blowing the whistle on his or her employer. An employee who gives information to...

05 / 02 / 2017

What Kinds of Insurance Does a Small Business Need for 1099 Independent Contractors?

The so-called “gig economy” has swelled the numbers of independent contractors ever since the Great Recession. While construction and other dangerous industries already address the question of insurance for their contractors, other industries may need...

02 / 07 / 2017

The Ban on Non-Compete Agreements in California: Understanding California Labor Code Section 925

Non-compete agreements and other restrictive contractual provisions have come under fire in recent years, and now California has enacted a law that allows these types of provisions to be void except under a single, narrow circumstance.

12 / 13 / 2016

Employment Laws Your Business Needs to Know

This guide is meant to be a general overview of a few of the legal requirements you are required to follow as an employer in the United States.

11 / 30 / 2016

FLSA: Preparing for the Changes on December 1st

Let’s say you’re an employer.  You own a small business and your employees are both hourly workers and salaried workers.  Although there exist certain exemptions to the federal minimum wage requirement under the Federal Labor Standards Act (namely,...

Vethan Law's guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act

Our new guide provides a simplified overview of the FLSA with definitions of terms and details regarding employee exemptions in an easy-to-read format. Click the book below to download our free guide and learn what to expect.


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