Firing an employee isn't easy, but you can take steps to minimize the drama -- and any potential liability your business might face.
Crafting your first employee handbook for your small business can be an intimidating process -- but it's a smart move. A well-written employee handbook can improve communication, set expectations, protect your company legally and avoid major misunderstandings.
What's your obligation, as a business owner, to provide parking for one of your employees with a medical condition that affects his or her mobility?
The internet has transformed the way that people work. In many jobs, it's not really necessary to have an employee tied to the office.
"Respondeat superior" is one of the terms that employers hate to hear -- because it generally means liability issues. Employers are quite often liable for the damages caused by their negligent employees.
A former Google employee has launched a class-action suit against the tech giant because he claims he was unfairly terminated for espousing the political views of a white male conservative.
Preventing employment-related lawsuits isn't easy. You even have to be careful with potential employees -- the applicants you meet during a hiring process.
The devil is often in the details -- especially when it comes to the law.
How much leave do you have to give an employee under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
Employee violence is a huge legal risk that, as an employer, you have to try to mitigate where you can.