Small Businesses Remain Targets of Immigration and Customs Enforcement

To verify identity and employment eligibility, federal law requires every employer to timely complete and maintain a Form I-9 for each employee. Some small businesses mistakenly believe that they are not a likely target for enforcement of these requirements because they do not employ a large work force or they employ no foreign nationals. To believe this is a mistake.

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Without A Fee-Shifting Provision, Recovery Of Attorney's Fees Is Highly Unlikely In Construction Disputes

In my representation of clients in the construction industry, a question that continually arises (the answer to which often causes frustration) is whether my client can recover its attorney's fees. The answer to that question is generally "no" unless the underlying contract contains what is known as a "fee-shifting" provision.

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