These days anyone considering hiring a particular business, shopping at certain store or eating at a local restaurant can make an informed decision with just a few keystrokes. That's because there are a multitude of websites supplying both crowd-sourced reviews and overall ratings.
In our previous post, we spent some time discussing certain provisions that employers will want to consider adding to their employee handbooks in order to ensure compliance with both state and federal law. In particular, we touched on the issue of social media references and privacy.
Employee handbooks aren't likely to be the first thing on the mind of an entrepreneur, particularly one with just a few employees.
In a previous post, we began discussing how any business owner who wants to enjoy lasting success must resist the urge to sign on the dotted line without really reading the text of the contract. Indeed, the failure to make this standard practice can spell disaster for a business owner, as they aren't ever fully aware of their rights and obligations.
As we've discussed before, the idea of raising the minimum wage has and continues to enjoy considerable support across much of the nation. Indeed, one needn't look any further than the fact that 14 states have introduced considerable minimum wage increases over the last two years for proof of this fact.
In today's post, we'll conclude our ongoing discussion of how overzealous business owners, meaning those whose conduct goes beyond the bounds of acceptable corporate conduct, may find themselves embroiled in litigation alleging tortious interference with a contract.
When most of us sign on the dotted line or provide an electronic signature, we don't spend much time reading through the several attached pages of contractual boilerplate, as we don't have the time, energy or inclination to engage in such a potentially arduous endeavor.
In our previous post, we discussed how one controversial study recently found that minimum wage increases, which are gaining in political popularity, can adversely affect franchised business owners.