On-Call Scheduling Of Hourly Employees: Should Employers Use It?

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Some businesses require hourly employee on-call scheduling (also known as on-call shifts) to ensure there’s just enough workers to meet labor requirements for shifts. This means employees have to put their lives on hold, calling in a couple hours before coming to work to see whether not they’re actually needed…

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How to Use a Non-Disparagement Clause to Protect Your Business

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What is a non-disparagement clause? A non-disparagement clause is an optional part of a contract that typically requires each party to the agreement will not say bad things about the others to third parties or the public in general. It’s designed to protect the reputations of all involved in the…

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Joint-Employer Liability: How To Avoid It As A Business Owner

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As noted by the Wall Street Journal in the editorial “A Joint-Employer McDouble,” both the federal government and class action attorneys are working hard to impose joint-employer liability on franchisors for alleged misconduct by franchisees with regard to employee claims. Business Opportunity Licensors and Joint Liability According to Dallas Internet…

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