In January, the White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that the use of personal devices would be prohibited for all guests and staff in the West Wing. It didn’t take long before I started hearing the question, “Can an employer actually ban the use of cell phones at work?”
In the midst of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein and the way his behavior and contract was allegedly handled within his company, several questions and issues have arisen regarding how businesses and employees handle sexual harassment in the workplace.
Adoption: it can be a daunting journey, but its conclusion – becoming a parent – is worth all the steps needed. Women in the workforce seeking to adopt a child have more resources available to them than they may know. As with any legal matter, it is vital to become educated in the process – and regarding your rights.
Employment agreements can take many forms, including formal written contracts or simple verbal agreements. Most small businesses start out with just “handshake” verbal contracts with their employees. But as business grows, these agreements become both... read more