Archive for June 2020

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Rocket Sign™: Fast Digital Signatures & More

Since our founding in 2008, Rocket Lawyer has been committed to providing affordable and simple legal services for all. Early on, we realized that developing and delivering a fast and […]

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H-1B Visa Ban: How Will the Executive Order Impact Employers?

In light of the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. economy, President Trump has issued a new executive order restricting certain employment-related immigration visas—most notably, the H-1B visa for skilled […]

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Making Juneteenth a Holiday? Review Your HR Policies, Too!

Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteenth celebrates liberation from slavery in the United States. The commemoration of Juneteenth started in Texas in 1980, and over the last few decades, it […]

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LGBTQI+ Discrimination Ruling: What Employers Should Know

June 15, 2020 marks a momentous win for the LGBTQI+ community, employment equality, and access to justice. In a landmark ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed a long-contested grievance regarding […]

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Does Business Insurance Cover Riots and Looting?

Small businesses have been hit hard in 2020. Some have suffered financially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and more recently, others have experienced property damage or looting in […]

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Police Stops: Know Your Rights When Pulled Over or Questioned

Peace officers (including the police), are tasked with maintaining public safety and preserving law and order, however, for many people, interactions with law enforcement can be stressful. To stay safe during […]

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Key Legal Documents for Rebuilding After Unrest

If you’ve been impacted by the civil unrest taking place across America, you may have questions about what to do next. While a majority of recent protests have been peaceful, […]

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What to Do if You or a Loved One is Arrested for Protesting

The right to peaceably assemble and voice your concerns in a public forum is enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Indeed, the right to protest is a […]

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Know Your Rights: How to Protest Legally and Safely

The constitutional right to express your grievances against the government and demand justice is rooted in one of the most cherished founding principles of the United States, which was itself […]

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Business Interruption Insurance Claims for COVID-19 Losses

As efforts to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic—social distancing, in particular—continue to negatively impact many small businesses, you may be wondering whether your insurance policy covers your losses. Business interruption insurance, […]