ARE YOUR INDEPENDENT...

ARE YOUR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS ACTUALLY EMPLOYEES? A.  TWO RECENT DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PRESS RELEASES WHD News Release: [10/04/2011] Contact Name: Rhonda Burke or Scott Allen Phone Number: (312) 353-4807 or x6976 Release Number: 11-1425-CHI Judge rules Ohio-based Cascom employees...

Non-Compete Agreemen...

Gary Whitaker of Whitaker Business Law In May of 2011, HB 30 was signed into law. This law implements recent changes to the Georgia Constitution ratified by the Georgia voters on November 2, 2010.  For many years Georgia had been viewed as being one of the US states with the most legal...

New Georgia Law HB 3...

New Georgia Law Allows Employers to Enforce Stronger Non-Compete Agreements In May of 2011 HB 30 was signed into law, implementing a change to Georgia’s constitution approved in 2010, which gave Georgia business owners more latitude in structuring non-compete agreements, not only with...

Legal and Regulatory...

A big step for a business owner is hiring the first employees.  Of course there are the financial and operational issues, but what legal and regulatory issues arise? Following is a brief discussion of several considerations: 1. Liability. When a business is operated by a single individual or...

Choosing the Best Fo...

Gary Whitaker There are many different types of entities available to conduct your business.  While there are many factors that could influence your choice, four of the major reasons are liability protection, taxation, management flexibility and documentation requirements. The major forms...

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