Month: March 2020

What Makes Us Different?

At Trembly Law, we start with why.  It isn’t about us, it’s about our bigger mission – why do we get up every day and bust our tails for our clients.  It’s because we believe that with a thriving small business economy, everyone is better off.  That’s why our mission is to protect the economy, one business at …

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What Is a Conversion Franchise?

Franchise businesses, like many of the large corporations that operate your favorite fast-food chains, are always looking for more efficient ways to open new locations to expand their reach and, ultimately, increase profits. One way franchisors might go about that is to pursue a conversion franchise. Conversion franchising involves an existing business either getting into …

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Memorandum of Understanding

In private enterprise, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a formal document between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties that outlines general agreements related to future formal negotiations. It is not legally binding, yet is commonly thought of as a stepping stone to a contract that is legally binding. In addition to private enterprise, this …

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Coronavirus & the Fair Labor Standards Act (Overtime & Minimum Wage)

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) imposes minimum wage and overtime requirements on most employers. Many employers are currently considering various options to address the financial recession being caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to help employers minimize potential issues with the FLSA, here are six topics for employers to consider when making …

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Employment Law & The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Coronavirus, Employment Law & The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“Families First Act”)[1]

We have received numerous questions from employers (from small to larger companies) about The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“Families First Act”) a.k.a. H.R. 6210. In an effort to educate business owners on the significant requirements set forth in this Act, we have compiled answers to some of the frequently asked questions we are receiving. …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Wage Theft Claims | Miami, Florida

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Wage Theft Claims–Before You Lay Off or Furlough your Employees, Remember to Pay Them for the Time They’ve Worked

In the midst of making the emotionally wrecking decision to institute a furlough or layoff, many business owners forget or neglect certain logistical matters. One such matter that can cause unnecessary headaches is forgetting to pay these employees for work they have already done Not only can this result in an overtime or minimum wage …

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Memorandum of Understanding

In private enterprise, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a formal document between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties that outlines general agreements related to future formal negotiations. It is not legally binding, yet is commonly thought of as a stepping stone to a contract that is legally binding. In addition to private enterprise, this …

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