Steven C. Bahls

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Employment Law

Statute Of Liberty

What to do with your debilitatingly fatigued, your pregnant, your deathly ill yearning to be free from work for 12 weeks
Legal Center

.And Arbitrated Justice For All

So long court: The scales have tipped in favor of alternative dispute resolution.
Legal Center

Stuck In The Middle

You're jammed between a court and a hard place. Get free with third-party mediation.
Entrepreneur Magazine

We, The Jury

In a landmark age-discrimination ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court defers to the judgment of the jury.
Legal Center

RA-A-A-ID!

Creepy competitors raiding your work force? The law can be the perfect bug spray.
Employment Law

Speaking Freely

Are you breaking First Amendment law when you fire that loudmouthed employee?
Entrepreneur Magazine

Dead Man's Curve

Cell phones can turn any road into a Jan & Dean song.
Employment Law

Don't Tell It To The Judge

It's good to fire bad employees. It's not so good to yap about how bad they were at unemployment hearings.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Fighting Fakes

Courts Are Providing Increased Protection For Those Who Create Products And Packaging.
Legal Center

In A Fix

You can fix your car. You can fix your cat. But you can't fix your prices.
Employment Law

Playing Fair

You promote fairly at your company-but you'll have to prove it when the EEOC comes calling.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Poisoned Property

Find out what toxic waste is lurking on your land before you buy--and avoid footing the bill to clean it up later.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Risky Ad-Ventures

Whether on paper or over the Internet, make sure your ads are on the level.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Dot.Lawyers

Forget legalese. Now they speak HTML.
Legal Center

Global Defense

One Net side effect: worldwide legal worries
Employment Law

That's It--I Quit!

It may sound like nonsense, but former employees can sue you for unlawful termination even if you didn't fire them.
Legal Center

War Of The Web

Drawing up a contract with your Web site developer? Fight for your rights before the battle breaks out.
Entrepreneur Magazine

What's The Meaning?

Show a hearing-impaired applicant to the door and you could be slapped with a lawsuit, right? According to the Supreme Court, the answer lies in the definition of disability.
Employment Law

Time For Change?

Runaway lawsuits provoke lawmakers to push for reform. Here's how their proposals will affect you.
Protecting Your Idea

You Got The Look

And if anyone tries to steal it, you can take 'em to court.
Employment Law

Taking The Fall

From owners to officers, sweeping lawsuits are bringing down entire companies. Exactly who's liable? Courts are divided.
Legal Center

Damage Control

When it comes to protecting customers, you'd better cover all your bases.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Labor Pains

Employees focus groups may seem like a good idea, but they could land you in court.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Internal Affairs

Do unpaid interns sound like a good source of free labor? Think again!
Entrepreneur Magazine

Getting Personal

Protect your company against unnecessary lawsuits by monitoring employee e-mail.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Off The Clock

Need an attorney? New fee structures offer alternatives to the billable hour.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Making Peace

Alternative dispute resolution could help your business avoid costly lawsuits.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Hands-Off Policy

What you don't know about sexual harassment can hurt you.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Point Of Reference

Providing references for former employees could put your business at risk.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Who's Counting?

How you count your employees could save you from a lawsuit.

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