January 28, 2015

Hiring a New Employee: Can You Ask for a Medical History?

Employers need to be careful when asking for an applicant's medical history to avoid violating the ADA.
January 14, 2015

Top Five Legal Tips for Small Businesses on Instagram

From Facebook to Twitter and even Pinterest, there 's a place for every business type to connect directly with customers in an instant via social media.
January 1, 2015

How Should Your Business Accommodate for Employees With Disabilities?

All businesses eventually have to face issues that arise with disabled applicants and employees. Each business should have a firm grasp on the laws that define how a company should handle a disability.
November 28, 2014

Are you Doing Enough to Protect Your Trade Secrets From Theft in the Cloud?

Most companies are not doing enough to protect themselves from employees leaving with trade secrets. Take these steps to protect your business.
November 7, 2014

Not All Speech on Social Media is Protected

Speech on social media is generally protected but in cases involving obvious threats and insubordination it may not be protected.
November 5, 2014

Freaky Fast, Freaky Good, Freaky Proprietary Practice

You’ve probably seen Jimmy John’s commercials boasting of the deliciousness of their sandwiches and the speed—it’s “freaky fast”—with which those delicious sandwiches will reach your belly. […]
October 14, 2014

What Is a Public Benefit Corporation?

Small businesses avoid the red, and staying in the black needn’t be confused with accepting charity handouts. An effective attorney can explain such public benefit corporations through excellent, […]
October 1, 2014

Can Fast Food Workers Be Required to Sign Non-Compete Agreements?

Recently a fast food company made the national news for having some of its employees, mostly hourly workers, sign non-compete agreements. Traditionally, most who sign non-compete […]
September 7, 2014

U.S. Court of Appeals Finds in Favor of Employee Forced to Work While on FMLA

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Decides Employers Cannot Interfere with Employee Family Leave by Mandating Work A woman named Tondalaya Evans took her […]