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4 questions businesses should ask before making donations

Requests for charitable donations: they come in all shapes and sizes. From fundraising letters to door-to-door solicitations, your Louisiana business is bound to encounter them. However, here are four questions to ask before writing out a check:

Workplace posters: what businesses need to know

If you are starting your own business, you have plenty to think about. Tacking posters to the walls is probably not something that has crossed your mind – or if it has, it is likely at the very bottom of your list of things to do.

Employee training assistance for small businesses – Part 2

In a previous post, we introduced the Small Business Employee Training (SBET) program developed by the Louisiana Workforce Commission. We talked about the benefits of the program, the type of training that is eligible for reimbursement, where training can be held and related issues.

Employee training assistance for small businesses – Part 1

Business owners face countless challenges on a daily basis, from complying with government regulations and developing working relationships with vendors to making investment decisions and collecting on debts.

Understanding trade names versus 'doing business as'

Names are inherently important, whether in personal life or in a corporate setting. Individuals have legal names on their birth certificates, but they may also have a wide array of nicknames by which they are known. Likewise, businesses typically have trade names, but they may also have a "doing business as" or DBA name.

Understanding disability discrimination laws

Discrimination based on a person's disability is simply unacceptable, no matter the details of an incident. Not only does this type of harassment threaten one's safety in the work environment; it can also inflict damage on a person's sense of security, mental health and well-being. Fortunately, there are specific laws that protect Louisiana workers from these harmful situations.

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