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Workplace Discrimination in California

Workplace Discrimination in California Workplace Discrimination in California When you go to work there is an expectation that you are in an environment free from any kind of discrimination. In the modern and multicultural world, we live in, employees and employers work together in
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Bribing California Legislators and Elected Officials

Bribing California Legislators and Elected Officials Bribing California Legislators and Elected Officials In western liberal democracies, it is expected that those who represent the citizens are conducting their professional duties impartially and fairly. Otherwise, those who have more power to exert over these government officials would
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Defective Products

Defective Products When buying a product, there is an expectation that it is safe to use and will not cause unforeseeable injuries (when used properly). This expectation is a reasonable one and, as such, if a product is designed in a defective
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Accidents on Construction Sites

Accidents on Construction Sites As passersby, we often see signs or are verbally warned to be careful while walking near a construction site. In case of any accidents on Construction Sites, there are many moving parts, heavy machinery, and dangerous tools that could result
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What is an NDA?

What is an NDA? If you watch politically-based and/or courtroom dramas, chances are that you have heard the term “NDA” quite often. It usually signifies some sort of confidential information is being hidden or people are being legally forbidden to speak on something. The
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Mislabeling Food – California Health Code

Mislabeling Food – California Health Code When you enter a restaurant or a store, it is the signage that explains the foods being offered and the ingredients they contain. In California, the state takes legal measures to ensure the protection and safety of consumers. Therefore, if
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How Could You Avoid Fraud in Your Small Business?

How Could You Avoid Fraud in Your Small Business? One of the most troubling concerns bedeviling small business owners is a fraud by the people they have entrusted to run their businesses.  To avoid fraud, it behooves us to take reasonable precautions to keep at bay such fraudsters wreaking
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S Corporations v. Payroll Taxes: A Balance of Salary and Distributions

A recent tax case won by the IRS has closed a loophole employed by S corporations to circumvent paying payroll taxes by characterizing their wages as distributions. This ruling might have serious repercussions in the business world, especially for S
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Antitrust Laws in California

Antitrust Laws in California According to federal and state regulations, antitrust laws aim to limit unfair practices by companies as they artificially change prices for the consumer. These regulations are important as they help the continued growth of economies, but also prevent harms to
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Student Financial Aid V. Taxes: A Dichothomy

Student Financial Aid V. Taxes: A Dichothomy Most students receive financial aid to attend public or private universities. The question then arises if such aid is taxable or not. Let us explore the intricacies involved in treating financial aid taxable or non-taxable. SOME BASICS Whether the financial
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