Business Continuity Plan

This guide discusses emergency preparedness and business continuity planning for private employers. It addresses the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) and its corresponding general industry standards, steps for effective emergency planning, employment law considerations, and strategies for continuing business operations.

1. Form an Emergency Planning Team

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Four Elements of a Non-Compete that Can Trigger Disputes

Covenants not to compete (Non-Compete) have become increasingly common in recent years. In fact, some argue that they have become too common, adversely affecting the economy and creating unnecessary problems for both employers and employees. These agreements can be vital to protecting a business' interests as long as they are crafted carefully and used...
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Choosing The Right Type Of Construction Contract

There is a lot of thought that goes into planning a construction project. Before you start looking at builders, you may spend a considerable amount of time deciding what you want to include in the project. When it is time to start heading toward the negotiation table, it is essential to think about what type...
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The Big Print Giveth and The Fine Print Taketh Away

The term "boilerplate" is a word with has evolved over time to describe standard language in a contractual document that is often thought to have little or no legal significance. Typical boilerplate language is characterized as being in small print and located in obscure, unobtrusive areas of documents, such as the reverse side of...

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