Many business owners and even human resource team members struggle to keep up with the ever-changing sea of employment laws.
For example, have you found yourself in one of the following situations before?
- You started your own company because you had a dream of doing what you love and making money at it on your own terms.
- You accepted your executive/managerial/Human Resources position because you wanted to use your skills and ambitions to make a difference, and maybe help others. Whatever career path you chose, you probably didn’t choose it so you could worry about employee lawsuits, government audits or employee relations issues or exorbitant attorney bills.
- You were doing just fine running your company, doing your job. There you were, minding your own business — literally and figuratively — when seemingly from out of nowhere, a former employee decided to sue or file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
- You thought you had everything under control. Then you were notified that the Department of Labor is auditing your employee records to see if you are properly classifying and paying your employees—or worse, Immigration and Customs Enforcement thinks you didn’t properly complete I-9s for all your employees.
If these scenarios don’t describe you, chances are they describe someone you know – or they describe something that could easily happen to you. And now you’re really, really frustrated — and maybe scared… Because you have no idea what to do about it. You’re not sure there is anything you can do.
If only there were someone who could help you before the problem occurred – or at least before it got big. If only you didn’t have to wait until the lawsuit or the audit when it’s already too late and you’re already facing legal bills, judgments or penalties that feel like nothing short of highway robbery…
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