What Are Severance Agreements, And Can I Get One?

If you work as a W-2 employee in Georgia your employment is most likely employment at will. The largest exception is if you were able to enter into an employment agreement either at the beginning of your employment or at some point during your employment that states...

What Is Employment At Will?

Employment at will, in its simplest form, means that your employer can terminate your employment with or without cause, and with any reason or no reason. Likewise, you can voluntarily resign from your employment with or without case and at any time.for any reason. In...

Independent Contractor Or W-2 Employee?

In today’s economy, employers are trying to find ways to save money while either retaining their existing employees or increasing their workforce.  One technique that has been on the rise for employers is classifying individuals as independent contractors, rather than...

When Do You Have To Pay Overtime?

Because Georgia does not have any direct laws regarding the payment of overtime to employees, Georgia employers will most likely be covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The Fair Labor Standards Act provides that employees who work more than 40 hours in a week are...

Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable?

In an effort to protect their business, many employers ask their employees to sign a non-compete agreement at the beginning of the employment relationship. Non-compete agreements state that for a period of time after the employee leaves the company, the employee...
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