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How Protected is your Business? Make Sure your Bases are Covered with a Legal Strategy Session

The only thing constant in business is change.  Whether it’s your business operations or matters relating to your workers, changes in your supply chain or in your customer base, federal regulatory updates or new case law in your state…changes bring both concerns and opportunities. As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to anticipate, recognize, and [..]

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Remote Workers… How Can You Protect Your Company When Your Workers Work From Home?

Working from home – it’s the dream of so many workers!  With today’s technology, working outside the confines of a traditional office has never been easier.  Whether your employees are based at their own home office, using a co-working or executive office space, or taking up residence at their favorite coffee shop, remember that they [..]

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance… It’s not just for your Employees

By Wendy Anderson, Law Office of Wendy Anderson, and Casey Elliott, Phoenix Insurance Group Most employers are aware of their legal obligation to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Few of them, however, purchase it for themselves. Owners who work in their business would be well served to consider doing this for the protection [..]

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LLC Operating Agreements: What’s the Big Deal?

The Limited Liability Company, or LLC, is a business entity structure known (and loved) for the flexibility it offers to its Members in deciding how to manage their company. For a Corporation, many statutes exist regarding the people involved (Officers, Directors and Shareholders), bylaws, voting and meeting requirements, fiduciary duties, and many other aspects of [..]

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Interns…Is it Legal Not to Pay Them?

For centuries, business owners have been working with interns (or apprentices) as a way to train the next generation of workers and to inexpensively complete needed tasks in their business. As an intern, a student or inexperienced worker can improve their abilities in their chosen professional field and expand their knowledge by working with and [..]

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Non-Compete Agreements: In Arizona, They ARE Enforceable!

In my law practice, I’ve heard countless business owners declare that non-compete agreements are not enforceable. Well, it’s true…if they’re not properly written, they’re not enforceable. But non-competes have been the subject of numerous cases in Arizona, and through this body of case law, clear guidelines have been handed down regarding what constitutes an enforceable [..]

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