Tag Archives: Stephen Hans & Associates

Understanding Negative Hiring Practices and How to Avoid Them

Interviewing applicants for jobs typically involves questions and sometimes testing. As an employer, you should be aware that some questions have a negative impact on certain protected classes. Protected classes are groups of people based on race, color, religion, sex, … Continue reading

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Is It Time to Update Your Severance Agreements?

Keeping your handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements and other documents current with laws and legal trends can seem like a lot of work. However, when you get caught on the wrong side of a legal dispute, hindsight says it was … Continue reading

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Record-Keeping Actions Required When Hiring Employees

At Hans & Associates, we work with clients to prevent legal or regulatory disputes and also represent our business clients when disputes arise. We live in an administratively complex and legal world where many requirements are expected of business owners. … Continue reading

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Restaurant Menu Labeling Compliance Date Changed

Since a menu-labeling law was passed in 2010, restaurants with 20 or more locations operating under the same name have faced new requirements. The requirements are that they provide calorie information for standard menu items and upon request of guests, … Continue reading

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Holiday Parties: Employers’ Legal Responsibility

As the holidays roll around, it is important for employers to understand their responsibility when throwing a holiday party that involves alcoholic beverages. A case brought against the Marriott Hotel in 2009 spelled out the risks potentially involved. Marriott Sued … Continue reading

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