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Can an Employer Force Its Beliefs on its Employees?

Can an Employer Force Its Beliefs on its Employees?

Is it legal if you fail to reimburse an employee for a business expense if the purchase violates your ethical, philosophical or religious beliefs? We Work Companies, Inc., is a very successful business that rents working space to freelancers and small companies in...

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Make Up Your Mind: Arbitrate or Not

Make Up Your Mind: Arbitrate or Not

There are some people you don’t want to anger. One of those people is a judge, especially if a legal dispute is bouncing back and forth between litigation and arbitration. If you commit to something in a contract, unless there are compelling reasons not to do so, you...

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European Data Protection Rules May Impact Your Business

European Data Protection Rules May Impact Your Business

The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect. It’s the greatest change to European data security two decades. But if your business isn’t physically present in one of the 28 countries of the EU should you care? U.S. data protection...

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8 Interview Questions May Get You Sued

8 Interview Questions May Get You Sued

Thank you for allowing me to talk to you for next few minutes. By the end of this video, hopefully, I can give you, an employer, a clear picture of what to say and what not to say during job interviews. A few years ago, I had the privilege of representing a client...

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The Thin Line Between Whistleblower and Thief

The Thin Line Between Whistleblower and Thief

The whistleblower is the good guy in the white hat and the thief is the bad guy in the black hat, right? Tesla and the courtroom are the scenes where this battle of good and evil will play out. Tesla is suing a former employee for theft of trade secrets, breaking into...

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