Jane Easter Bahls

30 Recent Stories

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Fair Pay

Think interns mean free labor? Think again.
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What Counts as Copyright Infringement?

Building a website? Don't get caught in a copyright mess.
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Use Caution

Prevent liability hassles by eliminating hazards.
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Babble On?

Is your English-only policy open for misinterpretation?
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Danger Ahead

Entrepreneurs, don't let employees call and drive.
Legal Center

Achtung, Maybe

Does your product need a warning label?
Legal Center

E-Evidence

New rules govern your company's electronic files.
Legal Center

Could You Be Sued for Libel?

Know what you can and can't say on your company's blog.
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Outside Job

Prepaid legal plans are a big help to smaller firms.
Employment Law

Creating a No-Spouse Rule

Can you keep spouses from working together?
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Absent with Leave

When an employee needs to take a few months off
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Zero Tolerance

Even nonemployees must be held accountable to the law.
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Toppling Trolls

Patent trolls take a hit in a Supreme Court ruling.
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That's My Lawyer

Is it OK to share a lawyer with a close competitor?
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The Outsiders

How far does your workers' compensation stretch?
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Hitting Hard

Piracy laws just got tougher.
Legal Center

How Good Is Your Employee Handbook

Does your employee handbook give you enough authority?
Legal Center

Do Non-Compete Agreements Work?

Protect yourself against competition from ex-workers.
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Behind the Mask

When the corporation doesn't protect its owner
Business Management

Should You Monitor Employee E-mail?

How closely can you monitor employee e-mail?
Legal Center

Protecting Your Company's Secrets

Keep the lid on your confidential information.
Employment Law

Monitoring Your Employees' E-Mail

How closely can you monitor employee e-mail?
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What Did I Say?

Be a responsible reference.
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Shred Away?

Why you need a document retention plan
Legal Center

Solving Problems With Your Neighbors

Fix a rift with a neighboring business without your lawyer.
Employment Law

What Should Your Personnel Files Contain?

Don't get burned by overly personal personnel files.
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Action Sacked

A new law aims to protect you from class-action suits.
Employment Law

Are You Liable for Your Employees' Bad Actions?

Is a misogynistic manager liable for harassment?
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E-Mediate Needs

Caught in an e-commerce clash? Use an e-mediator.
Legal Center

If It Ain't Broke . . .

Don't even try to fix prices with competitors.

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