Google Illegally Spied on Employees Before Terminating Them

The modern workplace has become a hub for various technological advancements across many different industries. Companies have adapted to having better computer systems, as well as more advanced cybersecurity measures than ever before. Despite the advantages afforded by these changes, some businesses have used technology to illegally monitor employee activity. Such is the case for tech giant Google, which is in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for illegally spying on its employees before terminating them.


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Issues in Franchising That Affect Franchisees

Purchasing a franchise has become one of the more popular business models in the United States – as well as globally – in recent years. According to research from Statista, in 2019 alone, the economic output of franchise establishments within the U.S. totaled roughly 787.5 billion dollars. With this in mind, it’s no wonder franchising […]


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Former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Employee Files Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Discrimination within the workplace is an unfortunate reality for many businesses across the nation. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received over 70,000 allegations of workplace discrimination for the fiscal year of 2019 alone. Unfortunately, these trends aren’t slowing down either, as earlier this month a former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) employee filed a […]


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What Should Be Included in a Construction Contract Post COVID-19

Construction (among many other industries) has seen major changes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Various construction companies across the nation have adopted concrete steps toward cleaner jobsites, social distancing, the use of technology, and more in some form. Another aspect of the construction industry that has seen changes due to the ongoing pandemic is contracts. Keeping […]


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How To Use Free Images to Avoid Copyright Infringement Penalties

With so many businesses now having an online presence through a website and/or social media, many have turned to digital sources to gain access to images labeled as ‘free’ to catch the attention of prospective clients and customers. As more companies utilize these sources, it’s important to be aware of potential intellectual property violations and […]


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How COVID-19 Has Affected Mechanic’s Liens

When having renovations done or a new build on a property, it’s important that the contractors and other laborers are compensated properly for their work – even during an ongoing pandemic. When this doesn’t happen, a mechanic’s lien can then be placed on that property. Therefore, it’s important to understand what actions could result in […]


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Wells Fargo Fired Over 100 Employees for COVID-19 Relief Fraud, How Your Business Can Stay Protected

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected businesses in more ways than one. While many have been able to obtain funding or loans through the Paycheck Protection Program or an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), others have found coronavirus loan fraud issues. This is true for Wells Fargo, which recently fired over 100 employees for defrauding […]


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Selecting the Right Service Level Agreement for Your Business

Contracts and agreements are major components of how successful business dealings work. This is especially true for businesses that work with vendors or outsource work. When this happens, a service level agreement (SLA) is typically put into place to ensure the needed service supplied by the vendor is done effectively. Knowing the right SLA to […]


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