Las Vegas Employment Attorneys & Lawyers
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Shawn G. Rice
Las Vegas Employment Lawyers
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Legal Services Offered by Our On-Demand Las Vegas Employment Attorneys
Our experienced Las Vegas employment attorneys & lawyers can help guide you on how to proceed with various employee decisions such as reviewing employee documents such as contracts, agreements, policies, and handbooks, along with difficult decisions such as firing, lawsuits, claims, and complaints.
Although not every single employment contract will require legal assistance, many employment lawyers would recommend avoiding unilateral employment contracts that strongly benefit one side over the other. These types of employee contracts rarely hold up in court, yet having the funds needed to combat an issue in court can limit the employee’s options.
A confidentiality agreement and a non-compete agreement are common forms of employee contracts that one of our Las Vegas employment attorneys can help customize for your business. If your business needs to fire an employee, proper measures should be taken from a business legal standpoint to ensure proper communication and a smooth transition of dismissing that employee. In any case, we suggest you connect with our employment attorneys to discuss your options.
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What Is an Option Pool?
An option pool is a way a startup company can acquire talented employees by offering them stock if the company does well enough to go public. Employees receive percentages of the option pool when they're hired, with the amount changing based on how early the employee joins the company and what their position within the company is.
An option pool is a percentage of a company reserved for employees. New companies create option pools by setting aside common stock shares, and granting these shares to employees as a way to pull new talent into a startup.
Option pools are also called employee sto
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How Many Shares Does a Company Have?
Typically a startup company has 10,000,000 authorized shares of Common Stock, but as the company grows, it may increase the total number of shares as it issues shares to investors and employees. The number also changes often, which makes it hard to get an exact count.
Shares, stocks, and equity are all the same thing. A share is one piece of ownership in a company. When you own shares, you are a shareholder. Owning shares in a company gives you the right to your part of the company's earnings and everything it owns. The more shares you own, the bigger the part of profits you're entitled to.
When a compa
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Employee Termination Checklist: What Is It?
An employee termination checklist creates an outline for employee exit processes within your business. The checklist contains information you need to give terminated employees, items you need to retrieve from exiting employees, exit interview information, and more.
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Learn More about HIPAA Regulations
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996 as an amendment to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
HIPAA's goal is to limit new employers from excluding coverage for preexisting conditions, providing new rights to individuals who lose their coverage to enroll in a group health plan, and banning discrimination against employees and their dependent family members based on any preexisting conditions.
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996 to protect workers and their families by limiting new employers from excluding coverage for preexisting conditions, banning discrimination against employees and their dependent family members based on any preexisting conditions, and providing new rights to individuals who lose their coverage to enroll in a group health plan.
HIPAA also protects patients’ paper and electronically stored medical information through the Privacy Rule and the Security Rule, which were implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
HIPAA Violation Enforcement
The HHS, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the HIPAA enforcement agen