Posts Tagged: Employment law

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Now Hiring: 4 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs Job Descriptions

  It may sound basic, obvious even, but if your nonprofit organization is hiring any employee or independent contractor, you NEED to have job descriptions for each role. And, not just basic job descriptions, but comprehensive overviews of the open position. Be it a position for chief executive officer,  marketing manager, or programs director the… Read more »

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Expert Employers: Absenteeism & the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

For decades, employers enjoyed very wide latitude in disciplining and firing employees for attendance problems, even if the absenteeism was the result of illness or injury. The latitude has been significantly altered since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. Let’s explore the some of the policy implications of the civil rights… Read more »

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6 of the Scariest Things Your Nonprofit Can Do

Horrifying. Blood curdling. Hair raising. These are just a few of the adjectives that can be used to describe six of the scariest things your nonprofit can do (or fail to do). As a lawyer who regularly works with nonprofits, trying to protect nonprofits and help them succeed in pursuing their mission, these six items… Read more »