Patient privacy is a major concern for healthcare providers. The shift from paper to electronic medical records has only increased these concerns.
For many companies, the key to their success lies in their trade secrets. Trade secrets are a type of intellectual property; they are comprised of any confidential information that gives a company a competitive edge. When trade secrets are compromised, it can result in commercial litigation.
All employers have obligations under both state and federal laws to maintain various employment records. The length of time employers are required to keep these records varies. It is important for employers to understand recordkeeping requirements, as failure to maintain proper records can have significant consequences. Below are some of the records employers are required to keep and how long they must be preserved.
If you run a business, a dispute is sometimes impossible to avoid. Once a conflict arises, resolution should be the focus. Here are three common types of business disputes and options for what to do if your company encounters one of them:
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