Employers are Reclassifying Employees

In order to avoid tax repercussions, and to get around labor statutes, more and more businesses are reclassifying employees, either labeling them as independent contractors or setting them up as “franchisees” with extremely limited ownership. It has become a common enough occurrence that state and federal agencies are now getting heavily involved in an effort […]

HR Considerations for Startup Companies

Here in the Valley, the startup community is growing at a rapid pace. But, as with any new venture, it is important to consider certain things before diving in headfirst. To avoid legal issues in the future, new businesses may wish to work with a legal professional to ensure all their bases are covered. First […]