With the recent spate of sexual harassment allegations resulting in numerous ousters and resignations, sensitivity is running high. At the same time, a lot of workers are concerned about what actually constitutes illegal workplace activity.
Historically, people chose careers in veterinary medicine because they liked working with animals. That is still an important motive today but, in modern times, veterinary clinics and other professional offices also know they must keep pace with the changes and legal requirements of their respective industries.
The term family business can bring to mind an archetypal image of a successful enterprise, run by multiple generations of kindred, that is passed down through the family. Take care to walk the fine line between what is best for your organization and what is best for family members.
News channels have been reporting the massive rise in the popularity and value of cryptocurrency, for example "Bitcoin." Cryptocurrency is virtual money that is not backed by the government and is typically not held by banks or other traditional financial institutions.
Couples who are entering into marriage with sizable premarital assets may consider -- or be advised to consider -- a prenuptial (or antenuptial) agreement to protect those assets. For one reason or another, many parties dismiss the option of a prenuptial agreement, only to reassess their situation down the road (even though happily married).
Taking adverse action against an employee is not a decision employers should take lightly. Not only can these actions affect workplace relationships and morale, they can also lead to messy legal battles. This is especially true if an employment decision is retaliatory.