Why It’s Important to Perform a Drug and Alcohol Test Before Hiring

It’s a fact that drug use in the workplace causes more accidents, more absences, decreased productivity and higher turnover. This costs employers an estimated $197 billion per year. And workplace drug use is now at the highest level it’s been in the last ten years, especially in the retail, food and beverage and education industries. […]

Are Lawsuit Settlements Taxable?

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve won a lawsuit settlement and are now sitting on a nice, big lump sum of money. Unfortunately, however, depending on the specificities of the lawsuit and the type of award you receive, you may have to pay taxes to the government on that award. After all, 97% of […]

What You Need to Know Before You Hire a Defense Attorney

When you need to hire a defence lawyer, you really need one. This is not like looking for someone to mow your lawn. This person is literally about to hold your future in their hands. So you need to ensure they’re smart, hardworking and experienced. That said, you also need to make sure there’s a […]