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Keep Your EEOC Records

Is your company aware that federal regulations require that employers retain certain personnel and employment records related to its selection procedures? A recent lawsuit by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) underscores not only that these record-keeping requirements exist, but demonstrates the EEOC’s newfound willingness to pursue litigation against companies based upon their failure to maintain these records. Read More…
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Employees Seek Pay for Checking Emails After-Hours

Hold the iPhone —a recent lawsuit by a group of Chicago police officers should have employers on high alert—at least those who permit, officially or not, non-exempt employees to do anything business-related on a mobile device. Read More…  
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3 Lawsuits Your Business Could Face When You Don’t Have an Employment Attorney

Employment attorneys provide a wide range of services that protect businesses just like yours. Business owners hire employment attorneys as a long-term investment in the growth and success of their businesses. An employment attorney provides an invaluable service that protects your business and reduces any loss in revenue resulting from legal issues that can arise. Without a highly skilled and experienced employment attorney, you put […]
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Why Your Business Needs an Employee Handbook

Employee handbooks may not be the first thing that comes to mind when launching a new business or growing an existing one. Many businesses overlook the importance of creating and updating their employee handbooks and put themselves at risk for future employment issues. Businesses of all sizes use employee handbooks to provide valuable information to their organizations while protecting themselves from unwanted litigation and other […]
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Your Employee Handbook is Only as Effective as Your Employee Training

The success of any business depends on the training and development of its individual members. When your organization’s objectives, standards of practice, and processes are clearly outlined to employees and management, you maximize productivity and prevent unwanted issues. A company handbook is the first step in establishing these and many other aspects of your business. But employee training is the real-world implementation of these factors […]
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Protect Your Business by Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

Employee wages and hours are important issues that must be addressed by all businesses. There are state and federal laws in place that govern workplace wages and hours. But these laws have changed over time, and many business owners don’t fully understand them. The laws define the regulation of employees and independent contractors, as well as exemption status and bonuses provided to employees. Understanding these […]
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Enforcing the Non-Compete Statute in Georgia


Non-compete clauses protect businesses when they lose employees who may go on to participate in business activities that create new competition. Preventing employees from competing with their former employers or soliciting their customers is a necessity in many industries. Employers and employees must understand how Georgia’s non-compete statute applies to their businesses. This ensures that agreements between the parties are enforced properly and prevents the […]
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Understanding Corporate Investigations

Corporate investigations play a key role in today’s business landscape. Employment attorneys assist corporations with internal investigations when there are claims of corporate wrongdoing. Plaintiffs are filing an increasing number of claims against corporations in the current business climate. Internal investigations are essential to allow corporations to obtain the facts, allowing management to curtail issues, if necessary. Reducing liability is the primary goal. In many […]
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