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Legally- Versus Non-Legally-Binding Contracts

With any company, whether a start-up or an established firm, contracts are a major part of the business. A business owner will sign a variety of contracts with a wide variety of entities. A business law attorney can help you draft the appropriate contacts to serve your company and business needs. Legally Binding Contracts A

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Native American Contributions to the Modern Food Industry

Native American tribal communities have played a major role in cultivating the food industry in the United States as we know it. They were the first caretakers of the land. Those early Native Americans learned that if you take care of the land, the land will take care of you. They were the original sustainable

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Commercial Leasing Agreements

Your business has grown to the point that you need to start looking for office space. Growth is an exciting time for any emerging business because the possibilities can seem limitless. Every small business wants to grow. However, if your startup business needs to relocate from your home garage to a full-fledged office space, you

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Shrimp and Seafood Labels

Americans love shrimp. It is one of the most popular entrees on our dinner tables. Shrimp can be tasty, refreshing, and good for you. We eat more fish in this country than we did decades ago. With the increase in shrimp consumption, the United States has become a major importer. Nearly 94% of the shrimp

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Social Media in the Workplace

Social media has become a big part of the workplace, and companies need to develop a social media policy that outlines what staffers can say online. A social media policy is sometimes referred to as a social networking policy. It is a corporate code of conduct that dictates how employees behave online. A social media

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The Impact of the NSF International

Every year one in six persons will become sick due to foodborne illness, according to the U.S.Centers for Disease Control. Many of the organisms that are the culprits of foodborne diseases are not instantly noticed. Many times they cannot be smelled, tasted, or seen, resulting in unhealthy foods being consumed by unsuspecting individuals. Thanks to

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Independent Contractors vs. Employees

Independent contractors are growing in popularity in the workforce. More companies are relying on the knowledge and expertise of independent contractors for certain jobs in their firms. It is important to know the differences between an employee and independent contractor. You need to be sure that the individual is, in fact, an independent contractor. If

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The Effects of Climate Change on Food

Food is one of our society’s major necessities. One of the biggest threats to the security of food is climate change. Climate change is considered to be any change in a climate system, which may include volcanic eruptions, adjustments in solar activity, or changes in weather patterns. The changing weather patterns that are becoming more

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American Farmers in Crisis

If farmers in the U.S. stopped producing crops and livestock for our dinner tables, it would be devastating to us all. The idea may seem far-fetched to most people, but it is not too far out of the realm of possibility. The American farming industry is in crisis, and the American farmer is struggling to

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Probationary Periods on the Job

Employers use probationary periods in a number of different ways. Probationary periods can be beneficial to the workplace. However, they can cause a variety of legal issues when they are not explained or implemented adequately. You should speak with a qualified employment law attorney to help you understand the pros and cons of probationary periods.

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