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A comprehensive guide to litigation

A comprehensive guide to litigation Most of us associate the term litigation with negative connotations, not because we know what it means but because we only hear the term in suspenseful court scenes on TV shows. But what is litigation and do you know anything about it? Well, don’t worry,…

Let’s Talk About Workplace Harassment

Being harassed is probably one of the worst experiences someone can go through. And it’s even worst when you’re mistreated in a place where you should go every day to get your monthly paycheck. No one should be subject to harassment, bullying, sexual violence, or any other inappropriate behavior in…

Top 8 Bankruptcy Myths

By now, you’ve probably heard some scary myths about bankruptcy. Most people are afraid of bankruptcy, even though they can be easily saved from financial ruin. In reality, in almost all cases, the debtor or debtors are better off financially after bankruptcy than if they had simply not paid their debts…

Do I Need A Pro Bono Attorney?

It’s a fact that the average person will face 4 to 6 legal situations every year. In fact, 50% of all households have an urgent legal problem right now (and the fact that you’re reading this probably means you’ve got a legal situation). With a legal case comes the professional…

How Can You Reduce Your Organization’s Legal Costs Without Compromising? (Part 1)

In today’s complex legal environment, corporate entities and professionals need to be very careful in commercial dealings, communications, agreements, and contracts. This is because any communication can be viewed as a contract or not a binding contract by judicial forums later when litigation reaches courts. These communications include appointment letters,…

The Strangest Labor Laws From Around the World

Whether you’re considering finding a job abroad, or you’re just curious about how your benefits and entitlements differ compared to other areas of the world – there are a number of international working rules that may surprise you. Here are seven weird working rules from around the world (that may…

What Rules and Regulations Govern Workers’ Compensation?

Every state has laws that require employers of a certain size to provide employees with workers’ compensation benefits. Governed by state law, workers’ compensation laws are in place in every state to protect employees against loss of income and for medical payments because of work-related injuries, accidents, illness, or disease.…

Laws Surrounding Disciplinary Procedures

A disciplinary procedure is usually the best way for employers to tell staff when their performance or conduct is not up to the company’s expected standards and what needs to be done to improve. It allows them to clearly explain their point of view and should also give staff the…