4 Things Business Owners Can Do to Be Too Legit to Quit

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Today’s topic is for fellow entrepreneurs on how to get your corporate formality “ducks in a row” — or what I call becoming too legit to quit! While in quarantine, with extra time available, it’s a great opportunity to assess and improve areas of your operations.  Get started by first conducting a corporate formalities check-up:  Operating agreement: Do you have …

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What Counts as “Hours Worked” Under the Fair Labor Standards Act?

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If your small business has non-exempt employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), you are required to pay those employees in accordance with its minimum wage and overtime requirements for all “hours worked.” This may seem like a simple requirement, but figuring out what is considered “hours worked” may be more complicated than it seems at first glance. …

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Business Insurance: Protecting Your Business from Unexpected Losses

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As a small business owner, you have invested large amounts of time and money to make your business a success. Business insurance protects this investment in the event of unexpected damage to property or lawsuits, which could otherwise be devastating to your business. There are many types of insurance available depending upon the nature of your business. Worker’s compensation insurance …

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Ask Cari: I Have a Problem with Employees Missing Shifts. Should I address this in my Employment Handbook?

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I always tell my business clients that having an employee handbook is imperative.  It is, essentially, the laws of the employment relationship.  It can be as detailed as the employer would like and can cover anything that might arise affecting the employer/employee relationship.  While many state and federal laws govern certain aspects of the employer/employee relationship, a lot is left …

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Ribbon Cutting for the Illinois Office

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Big thanks to everyone who came out and supported the grand opening of the Rincker Law, PLLC’s Illinois Office in Downtown Champaign.  Special thank you to the Champaign Chambers of Commerce for hosting the ribbon cutting offering us the opportunity.  Photos from the event are on our Facebook page here.

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