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Why You Need To Hire An Attorney For Your Business

Why You Need To Hire An Attorney For Your Business

How do you know the time has come to hire an attorney for your business? If you’re already in business, the time is now. Business owners need to have someone they can trust with confidential information as well as their business needs. Business lawyers can help assess risk, draw up contracts, and policies and procedures that protect you and your…

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Entity Selection: Here’s What You Need To Know

Entity Selection: Here’s What You Need To Know

As a business owner, you may be wondering which organizational structure is right for your business. With several to choose from, along with a vast number of resources online vying for your attention, trying to decide on your own can be overwhelming, and in some cases, downright discouraging. However, of all the decisions you make when starting your business, choosing…

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How to Start a Business in 4 Steps

How to Start a Business in 4 Steps

Thinking of starting a business? First of all, congratulations! As Business Attorneys, we know firsthand that while the idea of opening up your own shop is exciting, the steps necessary to make that dream a reality can be quite daunting. While you might not be sure what to do first (and then next), these are important steps necessary to ensure…

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New EEOC Guidance Focuses on Easing COVID-19 Related Retaliation

New EEOC Guidance Focuses on Easing COVID-19 Related Retaliation

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently updated its COVID-19 technical assistance guidance to include more information about employer retaliation in pandemic-related employment situations. The updated guidelines provide clarification on the rights of employees and job applicants who believe they were retaliated against for engaging in protected activities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights…

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Shellie Reyes Elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

Shellie Reyes Elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

Firm partner, Shellie Reyes has been elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the foundation are selected because of their outstanding professional achievements and their commitment to the improvement of the justice system in Texas. About the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation Each year, one-third of 1% of Texas lawyers are invited to become Texas Bar…

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What companies need to know about new OSHA Covid-19 employer guidance

What companies need to know about new OSHA Covid-19 employer guidance

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recently released its highly anticipated guidance for employers concerning Covid-19. The guidance from OSHA primarily focuses on healthcare workers, but it also addresses recommendations geared toward all types of employers. These recommendations come at a pivotal time as many employers have implemented back to work in-person strategies, or a hybrid thereof. As an…

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EEOC Releases Updated Guidance on Employer Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

EEOC Releases Updated Guidance on Employer Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

Recently, the EEOC (US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) updated its ongoing COVID-19 guidance with questions and answers that specifically address mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies within the workplace. In short, the guidance provided suggests that employers can implement and enforce mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies for employees. However, there are certain exceptions and caveats to be aware of. What to know about…

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How You Can Reevaluate Business Contracts Amid COVID-19

How You Can Reevaluate Business Contracts Amid COVID-19

Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, all businesses have been forced to adjust how they operate. Given changes in resources, labor, and even the ability to travel, some businesses have been left struggling to fulfill their contractual obligations. Consequently, businesses are left wondering what relief they are entitled to as a result of the pandemic, as well as what…

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County Judge Wolff says ‘fines will start’ if businesses insist on not requiring masks amid seeking authority from Gov. Abbott to implement local stay-at-home orders

County Judge Wolff says ‘fines will start’ if businesses insist on not requiring masks amid seeking authority from Gov. Abbott to implement local stay-at-home orders

During Monday night’s coronavirus briefing, County Judge Nelson Wolff said there have been more than 700 compliance checks around the county to ensure that businesses are requiring masks within their establishments – a mandate that went into effect early last week without opposition from Texas Governor, Greg Abbott. The governor had previously issued an executive order that banned local governments…

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