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Put it in Writing David E. Rains

5 Legal Tips for Startups
Being a lawyer in Tuscaloosa has afforded me the opportunity to work with many entrepreneurs in bringing ideas to reality.  When starting a company there are many different issues and obstacles ...
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Things Are Getting Squirrelly

Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace
A lady and her squirrel get on a plane… While this sounds like the beginning of a joke, the concept of a strange animal making its way onto a plane is ...
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Preparing for the Inevitable Lawsuit

If you are an employer, there is a high likelihood that you will get sued if you are in business for an extended period of time – it comes with the territory. Suits ...
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A Help to Employers

Supreme Court Holds Class Action Waiver in Arbitration Agreements Enforceable
Some good news for many employers came from the U.S. Supreme Court last week. The Supreme Court ended a long-standing debate over the enforceability of arbitration agreements with class action waivers ...
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Snow Day: Your inclement weather questions answered.

Q & A with attorney David E. Rains
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New FLSA Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees on Hold for Now. What Should Employers Do?

In case you hadn’t heard, on November 22, 2016, a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Department of Labor’s new regulation from taking effect on December 1, 2016.
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