“”There’s a lot of federal laws that don’t kick in unless a business has a certain number of employees,” Harned said. “So deciding who counts is crucial.””
Those laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, etc. Each one has its own definition of ‘small business’. Confused yet?
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