While major corporations tend to have large, dedicated legal teams to protect them from employee lawsuits, small businesses rarely have those kinds of resources. But small business legal advice doesn’t have to be cost prohibitive just because you can’t afford a full legal team. Here’s what you need to know.
Prevention Is Key to Avoiding Lawsuits
Employee lawsuits are a risk from the moment you hire your first employee, even if that person is your best friend or brother-in-law. Consider hiring an employment lawyer to help you establish policies and create an employee handbook right from the outset. Then follow that handbook. There’s plenty of flexibility in how you want to run your business — just have it down on paper and doubled-checked by an expert.
To keep reading, click here: How Small Businesses Can Address Employee Lawsuits