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On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at reforming the visa program for foreign technical workers. While the order itself calls for relatively tame measures, it signals a larger trend in the visa program...

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If you are a business owner in California and you employ at least one person, you should be aware of the federal and state laws that mandate how your employees must be treated. There are many different laws that...

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California small business attorney Claire Kalia has been invited to speak at a first-of-its-kind conference this fall hosted by Intuit QuickBooks. Occurring between October 20th and 23rd of this year, the QuickBooks Connect conference will take place in San...

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Almost every business owner will engage in a contract at some point in time. A contract is an agreement between two or more parties that legally binds each party to uphold their end of the bargain. If one party...

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Business owners have many different kinds of responsibilities under the federal, state, and local laws. In fact, as a business owner, you may not even be aware of some of your legal responsibilities. For this reason, one important responsibility...

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When starting a new business, most people are excited to get out and sell and market their product or service as soon as possible. While this excitement is understandable, it is important for entrepreneurs to ensure that they are...

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As a business owner, hiring your first employee is a big step. While it is certainly a milestone of growth, it also triggers a variety of legal issues of which every business owner should be aware. It is extremely...

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Last month, President Obama announced his intention to use the administration’s federal rule-making authority to make significant changes to federal overtime rules. If implemented, these changes could have a significant impact on small businesses, particularly those that employ salaried...

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I am thrilled to be the guest speaker at the April 8, 2014 meetup in Palo Alto for the organization, Founding Moms. Founding Moms is a group that helps entrepreneurial moms connect, network, and support one another through the...

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All business owners, large and small, should realize the importance of always complying with wage and hour laws. In many cases involving allegations of wage and hour violations, companies end up paying out a lot more than they may...

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