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What Can Employers Do When Employees Do Not Want to Return to Work?

July 16, 2021

While the pandemic slows and the country and state begin to return to normal operations, some companies are finding it difficult to hire enough workers. Learn more about “employment at will” and what employers can do about a lack of workers.

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Preventing Violence in the Workplace

July 2, 2021

Violent acts in the workplace are increasing across the country. As a growing problem, it has lasting repercussions on businesses and employees. The costs associated with workplace violence can be astronomical with an impact that can be difficult to overcome. If a substantial violent act takes place in your company and gets media coverage, the consequences can be devastating. Violent crimes are on the rise, but there are some things you can do to make your workplace safer.

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Verbal Contracts

June 18, 2021

Contracts are a part of almost every business deal. Whether you are selling a product or service or purchasing equipment and parts, you need to ensure a fair result. A contract is the best way to make sure that you get the results you expect in the timeframe that you want. A written contract protects both you and the other party in the agreement. It is enforceable under the law. However, generally, oral contracts are binding in Wisconsin under many circumstances.

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What is an Employee Handbook and Do We Need One?

June 11, 2021

Businesses of all sizes can make an employee handbook part of their human resource practices. The handbook is the ideal way to provide information to employees and can promote a structured workplace.

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Legal Questions to Ask Your Attorney Before You Start a Business

May 7, 2021

Many businesses fail within the first five years, often because they did not follow a feasible plan. Before you start a business, there are some essential questions you should ask an attorney. An experienced business lawyer will assist you with the steps of opening a new business and help you if you run into problems.

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Legal Types of Businesses in Wisconsin

April 9, 2021

If you are considering opening a business, you may wonder about how to legally set it up. There are various forms of businesses and each type has some benefits. Before you create your business, you should learn about the different types of businesses and consult with an attorney.

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What Should I Do if My Business is Sued?

March 26, 2021

You may be surprised and stressed out when you find out that your company is being sued. Remember that a lawsuit is the result of some type of dispute and you can often handle these issues before they go further. An experienced business litigation attorney will help with the review and resolution of business legal matters.

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How Can an Employer Legally Protect the Workplace From COVID-19?

January 29, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to run rampant, businesses everywhere are struggling to stay open. If you have a company, you need to know how to keep your business open and protect your workers and customers from coronavirus. You have the obligation to ensure safety and take the appropriate steps so you can keep your business afloat.

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Tips for Keeping Your Business Going During the Pandemic

January 15, 2021

The decision to close your business for good is a difficult one. Before you take drastic measures, there are some small steps you can take to keep your business going during the crisis.

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What are the Essential Elements of a Contract?

November 27, 2020

In order for a contract to be legally binding, it must include an offer, acceptance, and consideration. Learn more about how to ensure legally binding contracts, and what to do about a breach of contract.

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