Required Employment and Labor Law Postings

Elliott Stapleton Employment Law, Government Compliance

Why are employee postings important? If you have employees, you must post certain posters at your office.  Failure to post the required material can result in citations and fines. We have all seen posters with disclaimers on the wall of an office. The purpose of these posters is to provide notice to employees about certain rights provided by state or federal law. What posters …

Create Customized Contract Templates For Your Business

Elliott Stapleton Contracts, Our Services

Why does a business need to customized its contracts? Since each type of business is unique,  the specific needs of every company cannot be addressed in one standard form. Using online forms or document companies such as Legalzoom results in a form that may not protect the interest of your company or conform with Ohio law. Why do I need …

Do you own the work your employee and contractor create for you?

Elliott Stapleton Copyright

Business owners may use employees or independent contractors to produce websites, software, logos, articles, or other unique creative works for use by the company. It may surprise you to know that, without a Work for Hire Agreement, your company does not own the work created by an independent contractor. Who owns work created by an Independent Contractor? By default, independent …