Category Archives for "Business Planning"

May 06

DOL Says Gig Workers Are Contractors, Not Employees

By Scott Sweitzer

This week the Department of Labor issued an opinion letter signaling that it’s siding with business owners when it comes to determining whether gig workers like Uber drivers should be classified as employees or independent contractors. The DOL letter concluded these workers are contractors, not employees, and as such, they’re not entitled to federal protections […]

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Apr 22

3 Major Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Business

By Scott Sweitzer

Whether it’s your very first or your tenth, if you’re looking to start a new business venture, you have two options: 1) build your own from scratch or 2) buy an existing one. And while many entrepreneurs dream of building their own company from the ground up, the reality is, launching a brand-new business can […]

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Apr 15

What You Should Know About Workplace Retaliation

By Scott Sweitzer

When it comes to personal retaliation, you may think of acts such as giving a friend the silent treatment over a rude remark or not inviting someone to your party because they didn’t invite you to theirs.  These vengeful acts may be petty and cruel, but they’re not illegal. Yet when it comes to workplace retaliation, […]

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