Going Out of Business: Closing a Business Checklist

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Sometimes, entrepreneurs decide to close, sell, or transfer their businesses years in advance and have plenty of time to plan their exit strategies. Unfortunately for many other business owners, circumstances […]

The Importance of Incorporation During an Economic Downturn

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If you are unemployed due to COVID-19 and are considering starting a business, or if you simply want to formalize your existing side hustle, you may be wondering if it […]

Can an Employer Require a Doctor’s Note to Return to Work?

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA) requires certain employers to provide employees with medical leave for specific reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic (through December 31, 2020). You want […]

Returning to Work Post-COVID: What Employers Should Know

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Most states are planning to reopen (or already have reopened) public spaces and workplaces that were restricted due to social distancing guidelines put in place to mitigate the spread of […]

COVID-19 Cancellations: Event Contracts and Force Majeure

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If you’re a small business owner or sole proprietor who scheduled an in-person event prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re probably wondering how to work out the logistics of a […]

COBRA Insurance: What is COBRA and How Does It Work?

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Many American workers have been laid off as a result of non-essential businesses having to close or reduce operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While unemployment benefits have been expanded […]

Severance Pay: Severance Package Legal Answers

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Ever since the global COVID-19 pandemic began making its way across the United States, employers and employees have been asking more questions about employment contracts, unemployment benefits, and severance packages. […]

How to Break a Contract Legally

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The global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing regulations have changed nearly every aspect of people’s lives. Most notably, certain activities involving human contact are either discouraged or banned outright. […]

Termination Checklist: Offboarding Employees Legally

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Terminating employees within the usual course of business is rarely pleasant. But the additional stresses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are forcing many businesses to engage in layoffs, sometimes even […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Offers

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As part of our effort to help during the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve teamed up with partners across the country to offer free and reduced-price services and products to businesses affected […]

Hiring during COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place: Legal Best Practices

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While many companies are reducing staff due to the coronavirus pandemic, others are continuing to hire. While you shouldn’t meet face-to-face, you may have additional questions about screening and interviewing […]

Webinar: Employment Law and COVID-19 for Small Business

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If you are the owner or HR leader of a small business affected by COVID-19, it’s important to arm yourself with employment law and workplace policy best practices. To answer […]