Discrimination in the Hiring Process
During the first five installments of this series, we discussed legal issues in the hiring process, including insurance, compliance posters, post-offer/pre-employment physical examinations, background checks and social media. We also established that State and Federal … Read more
Effective January 1, 2015, there are a number of corporate filing changes in Connecticut, per Public Act 14-154.
First, it is now mandatory for entities to provide an email address on ALL formation documents and annual report forms.
Second, new … Read more
Beginning January 1, 2015, the Corporations Division in Massachusetts is no longer accepting FEIN numbers (federal tax IDs) on business formation documents.
The following notice was posted on the Corporations Division website:
“As of January 1, 2015, the Corporations … Read more
The California Secretary of State has announced that beginning January 1, 2015, there is a series of new California business forms. Changes to the forms affect many business entities, including domestic and foreign. In most cases, the California Corporations Division … Read more
The Alabama Secretary of State has released new Alabama LLC forms, effective January 1, 2015. This change affects only domestic limited liability companies, not foreign entities. So, if you’re forming an LLC in Alabama, be sure to use the … Read more
Effective January 1, 2015, New York will no longer collect a tax on shares of newly formed corporations. Additionally, the state will no longer collect a tax when filing an amendment to the Articles to increase or to change the … Read more
Social Media and the Hiring Process
The number of social media users makes it easier than ever to gather information about a prospective employee before they even walk in the door. In fact, there is even a catch phrase associated … Read more
Last week, President Barack Obama issued an executive order declaring December 26th, 2014 a federal holiday. All executive branch departments and federal agencies will be closed, and their employees will have a four-day weekend.
Background Checks of New Employees
Let’s face it, hiring a new employee is a very important part of your business. You set out to find the perfect candidate for the position hoping to add an important characteristic to your business. … Read more
The Minnesota Secretary of State announced that beginning December 8, 2014, they will launch a newly designed Business Services website.
The new website will includeAbility to file annual reinstatements online. • User-friendly homepage design to better guide visitors. • … Read more