business law

May 3, 2020 is World Press Freedom Day

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 In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed May 3 as World Press Freedom Day. The purpose of this annual occasion is to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, evaluate that freedom worldwide, defend the media from attacks on independence and pay tribute to journalists. The day serves as a reminder of violations of […]

The evolution of women in the law: addressing latent sexism

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At a recent professional event, a colleague and friend for many years commented on how astonishing it was that, after expressing my fear of going out on my own practice nearly three decades ago, I did it and I had actually been successful.   And he was surprised by this? I am fairly certain my old […]

National Administrative Professionals’ Day

During World War II, there was a shortage of skilled administrative personnel in the United States due to Depression-era birth-rate decline and booming post-war business. The National Secretaries Association, founded in 1942, was formed to recognize the contributions of administrative personnel to the economy, support their personal development, and to help attract workers to the […]

Resources for COVID 19 Assistance & Requirements for Small Businesses & Individuals

With changes happening daily, small business and individuals can turn to several sources for information on the assistance that is available to address the economic effects of COVID 19, as follows: Nevada Governor: The website for the Governor of the state of Nevada includes all of Governor Sisolak’s directives, definitions of “essential” and “non-essential” businesses, […]

National Bill of Rights Day

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On September 25, 1789, Congress sent the first twelve proposed amendments to the Constitution to the thirteen states for ratification. Of the twelve proposed amendments, numbers three through twelve were ratified by the states and were adopted, effective December 15, 1791. These first ten amendments to the Constitution became known as the Bill of Rights. […]