The best time to enter into a written partnership agreement with your partners is even before you start operating the business. Once you get busy in the day-to-day, you may never get around to it and if you ever want to sell, it will become a problem.

Hiring someone new? Make sure to give them a written job description.

If you’re even a few days late on your mortgage payments each month the bank can foreclose on your property. Make sure to pay on time or speak to a lawyer to find out your rights.

Do you have people working for you on commission? Make sure to have a written commission agreement with them, signed by both parties.

Removing old paint, wallpaper, tiles, sheetrock or carpet at your construction site? If there’s asbestos and you’re not protected you may be putting your health at risk. Make sure your employer follows the asbestos rules.

Filing for bankruptcy is not the end of the world. Many of our clients have used this valuable tool to gain a new financial future.

The law requires employers to provide you with written notice of your wage rate, which includes:

1 – Rate of pay, including Overtime pay
2 – How the employee is paid: by the hour, shift, day, week, commission, etc.
3 – Regular pay day
4 – Official name of the employer and any other names used for the business.
5 – Address and phone number of the employer’s main office or principal location
6 – allowances taken as part of the minimum wage (tips, meal and lodging deductions)

This notice must be given in English and in the employee’s primary language (if the Department of Labor offers a translation).

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