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Sexual Harassment Policies

Recently, sexual harassment allegations have made headlines in the entertainment, political, and corporate worlds. Several high- profile individuals in these areas have found themselves entangled in harassment scandals. However, sexual harassment can happen at all levels and all sizes of companies. A recent Wall Street Journal poll cites that nearly half of working women have

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Confusion Surrounds GM Salmon

The introduction of the first genetically modified (GM) salmon in Canada has not been so smooth, according to reactions from consumers. It has created much confusion for food shoppers. Recently, tons of genetically modified salmon were introduced to Canadian consumers. In Canada, there are no GM food labels, so consumers cannot distinguish GM foods from

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‘Tis the Season for Pumpkins

We are in the season of one of America’s favorite fruit – pumpkins. As we approach the last major holidays of the year – Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas – pumpkins will be center stage on the tables of many homes while celebrating the holidays. Pumpkins are a popular treat during the fall season. Consumers will

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Companies can Offer and Sell Securities Through Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given companies permission to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding under Title III of the Jobs Act. Companies that want to offer and sell via crowdfunding should speak with a business law attorney who can help them navigate the process. Crowdfunding is a Growing Trend Crowdfunding is a

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The Effects of Hurricane Irma on the Citrus Industry

Hurricane Irma has left devastation behind that has not only impacted the lives of people but also the growth of certain fruits and vegetables, in particular, citrus. The citrus industry is already struggling, and now many are bracing for the long-term effects of Hurricane Irma on an already fragile industry. Experts are now concerned that

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Employment Leave

Leave laws are put in place to govern how employers allow their employees to take time off from work. These laws govern both paid and unpaid leave. A well-versed employment law attorney can ensure that you are following all laws that are appropriate for your business, including applicable state and federal laws. Employment leave laws

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Creating a Market Analysis for Your Business Plan

All parts of your business plan are important to your emerging business. One significant part of the plan is understanding your market analysis. Every business needs to be well-versed in their market and realize the potential financial success it can have in that market. Overall, the market analysis should demonstrate your knowledge of the market.

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Genetically Modified Salmon Emerges in the Food Supply

Salmon has become the first genetically-modified (GM) fish/animal in the world to be a part of the human food supply. Recently, AquaBounty Technologies in Maynard, Massachusetts sold nearly five tons of genetically-modified salmon to undisclosed customers in Canada. These fish are said to grow twice as fast as conventionally-farmed Atlantic salmon. GM salmon can grow

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Intellectual Property Matters

Start-ups and small companies often rely heavily on their intellectual property (IP) as they grow their businesses. An intellectual property attorney can ensure that you understand the significance of your IP at every stage of your company’s development. An attorney can tell you about copyright, trademark, and patent rights. Copyrights Copyrights protect original creations that

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Dead Zones are Getting Larger

Every summer a dead zone develops in the Gulf of Mexico. A dead zone is a place where water does not have significant oxygen for fish to live. As a result, all the marine life in  dead zone does. The impact of dead zones extends beyond fish and reaches humans, as well. Dead zones are

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