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Can I Sue for Wrongful Termination?

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You just got fired from your job. But, something about the way it happened doesn’t sit right with you. The reason they gave sounded flimsy and, in your opinion, did not warrant getting fired over. If this describes the current situation you’re in, you’re probably trying to figure out – Can I sue for wrongful termination? Well, the answer to …

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Legal Obligations & Protections for Employers in the Age of COVID-19

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As the government continues to take unprecedented steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, a topic that has generated a great deal of public debate is – What exactly constitutes an essential business and how is it different from those classified as non-essential? Understanding this is important when it comes to defining the legal obligations and protections for employers …

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Small Business Bankruptcies in the Wake of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has changed many things for a lot of people. Small businesses haven’t been spared either. The enactment of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) seeks to support individuals and businesses that have been hard-hit by the pandemic. What you may not be aware of, however, are the revisions made to certain provisions of the US …

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Cares Act: What Is It and Who Does It Cover

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it uncertainty. The only way to assess the true potential economic impact of the virus involves not just focusing on its epidemiological profile but also evaluating the way governments, businesses, and consumers respond to it. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the country has surged to …

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Pandemic vs Epidemic: Legal Implications

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it a host of legal issues that, up until a few months ago, were not considered a looming possibility. It has caused major disruptions to supply chains with businesses and customers alike, finding it increasingly difficult to meet their contractual obligations. As a result, many legal gray areas have emerged, particularly in business interruption …

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Business Interruption Insurance: Is Coronavirus Covered?

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been a wrecking ball to many large and small businesses across the US. Revenues for restaurants and shop owners has dwindled due to a lack of customers. Merchants cannot get their product to market and service providers cannot deliver a service without a physical customer present. No one could have predicted such an event that …

When to Hire an IRS Tax Lawyer

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Money is a major pain point for most people, but you know what’s even more stressful? – Having to deal with the IRS. Tax season is right around the corner, and for most people, it means having to comb through mountains of paperwork and file your returns like an upstanding tax-paying member of the society. But did you know that …

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What You Need to Know About the 2020 California Privacy Law

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Before diving into the California, Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) here’s an interesting tidbit for you. Did you know that the human brain receives and processes 400 billion bits of information every second? That’s 50 gigabytes of information in just one second. For context, think about how much information you would need to store to fill up a 50GB hard disk. …

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Why California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) Affects Everyone

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If you are a gig worker, then you know all too well the void you feel when you’re “in-between” gigs and the exhilaration that follows when you land your next assignment. It’s almost like being on a trapeze, but without the safety net below. But, despite its ups and downs, you wouldn’t trade it in for a corporate nine to …