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The Fine Print

LeFebvre Law's blog exploring legal issues related to the small business community, entrepreneurs, contractors, the construction industry, along with occasional pieces about futurism, the commercial space industry and space law, and other emergent technologies and novel legal fields. "Always read The Fine Print!"

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Employment Law Recent News July 19, 2016

Roger Ailes & Sexual Harassment – The Importance of a Solid Sexual Harassment Policy

Fox News chief Roger Ailes is currently embroiled in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson. Carlson, who had hosted “Fox & Friends” and “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson” alleges that her contract was not renewed by the network and thus she was let go on June 23, 2016 […]

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Employment Law Uncategorized January 4, 2016

Considerations for Hiring Employees with Restrictive Covenants

It’s time to grow your business and bring on a new employee! Be sure to avoid exposing your business to liability resulting from a new hire breaching restrictive covenants with past employers.  Keep the following considerations in mind about restrictive covenants and hiring a new employee while going through the hiring process.       […]

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Employment Law Uncategorized August 19, 2015

Employee Handbooks Overview

Employee Handbooks – An Overview As a small business owner, you may want to consider creating an employee handbook if you have more than a few employees. This prudent decision allows for consistency in information among your workforce, clearly states the expectations you have of your employees (as well as what they might expect from […]

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Employment Law May 18, 2015

Independent Contractor Versus Employee

The primary reason a small business owner would prefer to utilize an independent contractor rather than hire an employee is to cut down on expenses, especially the tax burden. An employer’s tax liability is contingent upon the status of their workers. When a worker is classified as an employee, the employer must pay certain taxes, […]