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Types of Lawyers Every Blue-collar Worker Should Know About

As a blue-collar worker, you may not be aware of the different types of lawyers out there who can help with your legal issues. Knowing what types of lawyers are available is essential to taking care of any legal matters. From employment lawyers to injury law specialists, here are the types of lawyers every blue-collar

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What Constitutes Harassment at the Workplace?

Workplace harassment took up 19 percent of employment practices liability claims in 2019. The cost for defense for those claims went up to 115 percent from 2019 to 2020, although remote work has prompted a decrease in 2020 claims. The filing of sexual harassment in the workplace has risen since 2018, which may be attributed

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How to Close Your Business the Right Way

No business owner enters into business intending to fail. Unfortunately, circumstances sometimes arise beyond your control, and you must make the tough decision to close the shop. If you find yourself in this situation, it’s important to know how to close your business properly. You need to take a few key steps to ensure that

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Important Federal Laws for Employee Protection

Federal laws protect employees from discrimination, harassment, and other unfair treatment. These laws also give employees the right to fair wages, benefits, and working conditions. Without these laws, employees would not be able to speak up against their employers if they were being treated unfairly. These laws are essential because they help to ensure that

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The Different Types of Employment Laws in the US

Today’s labor market has become more complex. An employer could now hire different types of employees all at once. They can hire part-timers, full-time workers, temporary workers, seasonal workers, and many other types of laborers depending on their business needs. Hiring different types of employees allow businesses to adjust their staffing needs according to their

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Steps to Take if One of Your Employees is a Suspected Criminal

As part of the recruitment process, HR staff ensures that an applicant has no criminal record. They also verify each applicant’s identity. After all, no company wants an outlaw on their payroll. But sometimes, no matter how careful you are in screening applicants, misfortune occurs. Maybe the most faint-hearted candidate with the most impressive credentials

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Becoming a Great Leader Takes More than Just Skills

Even in sports, the most successful sports franchises are those with great leaders. The Bulls had Michael Jordan at the helm. Bayern Munich had Franz Beckenbauer. The Yankees had Derek Jeter. The Colts and Broncos had Peyton Manning. What separates these athletes from all the others is their exceptional leadership skills. They make the rest

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Summer Safety Pointers for Construction Workers

In 2015, it was noted that there were 37 death and 2,830 occupational illnesses and injuries attributed to environmental heat exposure, with majority of the deaths occurring during the summer, between June and September in America. Construction is already considered as among the leading industries with the most workplace injuries according to the National Safety

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