Are You An Amateur Or Professional?

What is the Difference Between an Amateur and a Professional? The definition of an amateur is a person considered contemptibly inept at a given activity. The definition of a professional is a competent, skillful and assured human being. So, I...
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How to Make an Idea into a Business

You’ve had a ‘lightbulb’ moment, but where do you go from here? We speak to Jonathan Sparks, who offers creative legal ideas to keep the fuel burning in every entrepreneurs’ truckload of thoughts and ideas; we ask him: how does...
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Employing Foreign Workers: H-1B Visas

The best candidate for a position in a company is not always an American. Hiring a foreign worker may be the best for business, but the process can be intimidating. This post gives a brief overview of the requirements for...
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Georgia Business Courts Are on the Horizon

Georgia businesses may soon have their very own courts in which to resolve legal conflicts. On April 6, 2018, the Georgia House sent Resolution 993 to Governor Nathan Deal’s desk, and it is very likely that he will approve it....
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What You Need to Know About the New General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

You have probably received a lot of notifications in the past few days, alerting you that all your favorite vendors have updated their Privacy Policy. Here’s what they’re talking about. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation With so much...
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New York Councilman Proposes a Right to Disconnect

It’s all too common: You get home from work and receive an urgent email from your boss, you’re vacationing on the beach when you get a text from the office, you’re enjoying the weekend with your family when you get...
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Top 5 Things Every Employer Should Know About Age Discrimination

As the bulk of the American workforce ages, it is increasingly important for employers to understand the protections afforded to older employees. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) is a federal law that protects employees over 40 from employment...
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Under Proposed DOL Rule, Employees May Have to Give Up Their Tips

Thanks to a new regulation that’s in the works, the tip you leave for your waiter may soon be shared with dishwashers and busboys, or even used to spiff up the restaurant’s decor. On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Department...
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To Protect Victims of Sexual Harassment, Lawmakers Take Aim at Employment Contracts

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein investigation and the #MeToo campaign, some lawmakers at the federal and state level are proposing legislation which they believe would protect and support the victims of sexual harassment. Their efforts have highlighted two...
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