Disadvantages and Pitfalls of the Employee Handbook

An employee handbook can be a crucial tool for employers. However, failure to draft the employee handbook properly can lead to an employer entangling themselves in litigation. Earlier, we focused on the advantages of the employee handbook. Now we will shift focus on some of the pitfalls that can come from an improperly drafted employee…

Advantages of the Employee Handbook

An employee handbook is one of the most important components of a business.  Every business owner who has active employees working for them should implement one. The handbook not only protects the business owner, but also outlines very clear rules and obligations for the employee. This allows for the employer and employee to be on…

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Condo Associations

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of an individual’s disability and requires that reasonable accommodations are provided to those with disabilities. While many people are familiar with the notion that the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Public, however, not as many realize that…

Public Accommodations Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) establishes which buildings and public structures must be compliant and be accessible to those with disabilities. In general, most commercial buildings and public areas which are open to the public must provide accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Commercial buildings are regularly and consistently regarded as a “place…