Michael P. Coyne is a founding partner of the law firm Waldheger Coyne located in Cleveland OH. For more information of the firm visit: www.healthlaw.com or call 440.835.0600."
Your responsibility extends to third-party contributors such as customers and friends.
Published: 05.01.13 By Mike Coyne
Be aware that a person can sue you even before they become an employee.
Published: 01.01.13 By Mike Coyne
A number of government programs have been implemented to provide incentives for employers to hire veterans, and special incentives are available for employers who hire disabled veterans. Is this something …
Published: 09.01.12 By Mike Coyne
This theory of liability applies when employees are acting within the scope of employment or for the benefit of employer.
Published: 07.01.12 By Mike Coyne
If you are operating your business in corporate form, it is important to follow formalities. You should sign contracts in your capacity as an officer, and contracts should always be …
Published: 06.01.12 By Mike Coyne
10 point checklist will tell you if your plan needs an adjustment according to the IRS's latest 401(k) Fix-It Guide
Published: 05.01.12 By Mike Coyne
Two developments in the immigration law area are causing employers a great deal of concern: the increase in so-called "I-9 Audits” and the Social Security Administration's resumption of the "No-Match" …
Published: 04.01.12 By Mike Coyne
IRS reclassification of workers as employees can be an expensive proposition, as the employer can be held liable for back payroll taxes, penalties, and interest.
Published: 03.01.12 By Mike Coyne
Dealing with a disabled partner is never an easy matter. Human nature is such that many of us would find it difficult to ask a disabled partner to step aside …
Published: 02.01.12 By Mike Coyne
Until recently, it has been fairly well understood that an employer can require pre-employment drug testing and refuse to hire someone who tests positively for illegal drugs. However, changes in …
Published: 01.01.12 By Mike Coyne
That gobbledygook at the end of contracts matters greatly when disputes arise.
Published: 12.01.11 By Mike Coyne
A termination decision should be communicated quickly, calmly, and concisely to the employee. Rapoport notes that it is a time for action not talk.
Published: 11.01.11 By Mike Coyne
Family-owned businesses present unique and difficult problems that are generally not found in other closely-held businesses.
Published: 10.01.11 By Mike Coyne
If you currently have a retirement plan that allows you to make large contributions, you may want to think about maximizing your contributions this year, as the opportunity may not …
Published: 09.01.11 By Mike Coyne
An advisory board might be a better option for business owners.
Published: 08.01.11 By Mike Coyne