Not understanding a contract that you sign is extremely dangerous. A legal land mine awaits you if you sign a contract without reading and understanding what you are signing. The best way to prevent a lawsuit is to understand all the terms of your contract—in plain language.
Hiring people in the construction industry and classifying them incorrectly can become a major employee legal land mine that can blow up your construction business. It does not matter what you call them or what they call themselves; what matters is what the law calls them based on what they do for you.
Do you think your company could survive a legal land mine? What are your company’s pain points? Where are you struggling? Get a plan together to make your company land mine-proof. Be proactive and think preventatively—your company depends on it!
In this blog, we’ll discuss why it’s important to have preventative measures to protect your business such as a written safety plan and how you can reduce your liability.
You recently had an OSHA inspection and received a citation; what do you do next? First thing: don’t panic. This blog covers what to do if you receive an OSHA citation.
OSHA likes to do unannounced inspections to make sure every workplace is following all the rules to provide a safe and healthy environment. Are you properly prepared for an unexpected drop-in at your job site? What exactly does an OSHA inspection entail?
Working in the construction industry, you should have two COVID-19 safety plans. This includes one for your employees in the office, and one for your employees and/or subcontractors in the field.
Employment documentation is extremely preventive, so having the appropriate documents prepared and keeping them up to date can ensure your business is much safer overall.
The best practice for non-compete clauses is to speak with an employment law attorney that knows your business and can effectively create restrictive covenants. Doing so will save your business both time and money while legally giving you the maximum protection allowed under the law.
Understanding the full ramifications of neglecting employment law, and misclassifying your workers, is a necessary skill to fully comprehend in order to protect your business.